March 1, 2012

Is Purim the Jewish Halloween? Some Jews say no.

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RNS photo courtesy Levitt family.

RNS photo courtesy Levitt family.

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(RNS) The raucous Jewish holiday of Purim begins on Wednesday (Mar. 7) and many a Jewish kid will dress up in costumes and give out treats to neighbors. Sound like Halloween? For some Jewish families, the answer is a resounding "no." By Lauren Markoe.

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