Purim Picks for Feminists of All Ages

There’s a serious side to Purim costumes and masquerades: Who do we want to be? Who do we want our children to be? With these questions in mind we’ve assembled some of our choices for costumes and other Purim fun. Hope you enjoy!

Purim is the perfect holiday to encourage girls to dress up as (and grow up to be) something other than a princess. Why not an engineer? Get them started early with this 
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Girls might get so excited by creating and building, that they’ll want to dress up in construction worker costume! It’s definitely a nice break from all the fairy princesses.


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Send your friends some delicious treats this holiday with a “Mini Megillah” Purim box, with all the necessities for a Purim celebration. (Use code AFPUR14 for 10% off orders over $50, before 3/16.)


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But Purim’s not just costumes and games! Learn to leyn (chant) Megillat Esther by using JOFA’s Megillah leyning app. And find out where women’s and mixed Megillah readings are happening around the globe with the Project Esther Megillah Reading Directory!

P.S.: Check out Goldie Block’s awesome video for more inspiration.

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The Story of Purim

The plot and themes of "the whole Megillah."

Purim in the Community

The megillah reading, mishloach manot and more

Purim Plays and Carnivals

Creative ways that fulfill the religious obligation to have fun.