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    • Eileen
    • 24.02.13 | 19:26 (IST)

    I feel wearing religious garb (on Purim), regardless of the religion or nationality, to be disrespectful. I feel parents are either encouraging hate or turning a blind eye. We live in a diverse world and need to show respect(by not) thumbing our noses at others. Dressing as Amadenijad would be funny since he is a modern day Hamen. However this may incite violence and that is the last thing any Jew wants.

    from the article: Would you let your son wear a burka on Purim?
    First published 09:23 24.02.13 | Last updated 09:23 24.02.13
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