|Left to right: Joel as the professor, Gerald as Ahashueros, Esther, Vashti,|
2nd row: Michael as Haman, Phil as Mordecai, Judy as a virgin.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Caricatures captured from the Purim Spiel
Long story short: Purim is a Jewish holiday on which Jews act out a play portraying an episode in their history when they were threatened as a people. The temple I used to go to and to which my family and friends still belong, produces every year a "Purimspiel", a play of Purim complete with songs and a theme. My parents and brother are in it. and I watch them perform. This year was the Beatles theme, with all Beatles tunes rewritten for the story. Here are my caricatures of the performers: