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Do I need to dress up in a costume for Purim?


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Rabbi Eilfort: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment..., but you should know, I AM SO GLAD YOU ARE HERE!

Suzy: Do I need to dress up in a costume for Purim? or can i skip the costume and go as myself?

Rabbi Eilfort: u don't have to. there is no requirement according to jewish law to dress up

Suzy: ok, just wanted to check

Rabbi Eilfort: no prob

[Ed. note: see Why do we wear a costume on Purim?]

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A one-day holiday celebrated in late winter commemorating the miraculous deliverance of the Jewish people from a decree of annihilation issued by Persian King Ahasuerus in the year 356 BCE.