I’m Not Here For Your Purim Jewsplaining

When I sat down to write this, I admit that I was conflicted. So much in the world recently has been negative and damaging, especially for people of color. I was hoping that I could take refuge in my faith, and have a little fun with a glass of wine in one hand, and a grogger in the other. I wanted to be able to write about costumes and treats and the joy of seeing Purim through my convert’s eyes these last few years. I was hoping that I could lose myself in a lighthearted piece about good times and witty spiels.

I can’t.

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2 thoughts on “I’m Not Here For Your Purim Jewsplaining”

  1. I can’t believe you live in Brooklyn and none of these people you hang around with have never met a “Jewban,” or Argentine Jew, or Colombian or Chilean or Venezuelan…? I mean seriously? They’ve never been to Miami at least? I thought Brooklyn was so sophisticated and hipster? Move to my Jewish community– no one will bat at eyelash at your Latina self- and nobody appropriates cultural costumes… Seriously who ARE these people?

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  2. YES!!!! my local chabad’s purim party theme is “africa” and i’m just sitting here quietly suffering debating whether or not it’s worth it to go – they’re the only real jewish population for miles here in south carolina. ugh ugh ugh.

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