Beyond the Scoot: Purim at The Kibbutz 2012

This weekend was the Purim Party at Kibbutz Ma’ale Hachamisha,

just outside of Jerusalem. The actual holiday was the previous week, but it seems tradition to extend the holiday as long as possible. I think it has become my favorite holiday to celebrate here in Israel, easily. I previously compared Purim to Halloween, but it really isn’t the best way to describe it. It is more like the Jewish Mardi Gras, and after witnessing the 2010 Mardi Gras in New Orleans ( just after the Saints won the Super Bowl!!) I can tell you that Israel brings it!  Continue reading