Purim Schpiel 2012!
March 8, 2012 6:42 AM   Subscribe

The Book of Purim (Hasa Diga Eebowai). The students from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Year-in-Israel class 2011-2012 present, "The Book of Purim!" A Purim Parody of "The Book of Mormon" (SLYT, long but worth it.)
posted by roomthreeseventeen (7 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
I'm amazed that students of HUC can't find a map of Tasmania down under.
posted by Joe in Australia at 6:53 AM on March 8, 2012

In further news, Purim Zombies Swarm Tel Aviv
posted by Joe in Australia at 7:25 AM on March 8, 2012

This is neat, the only thing I knew about Purim before this was that it involved drinking yourself into a stupor.
posted by Panjandrum at 8:40 AM on March 8, 2012

Joe in Australia: "In further news, Purim Zombies Swarm Tel Aviv"

That's hilarious. Had no idea this was a thing.
posted by zarq at 9:14 AM on March 8, 2012

Can't wait to get home and check this out. Saw Book of Mormon last year and it was GREAT!
posted by Ruthless Bunny at 1:41 PM on March 8, 2012

Purim was my favorite growing up. The costumes were great ( I went as a tzidaka box one year, seriously, it was perfect), and as an adult, a religion mandating drunkenness is pretty great.

I'm just now struck by the parallels between how we are supposed to participate in the telling of the story with modern day professional wrestling. Booing the bad guy, cheering the good guy. Then again, wrestling is incapable of telling a good story without screwing it up. I'd love to see Purim as a promo though.
posted by Ghidorah at 2:29 PM on March 8, 2012

A little late, but The Joker going through security at the Kotel...
posted by Mchelly at 7:26 AM on March 11, 2012

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