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A Hebrew lesson about internalizing the persona and person we can intentionally choose to become

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The “masks” on my face

The Springtime festival of Purim is a day when Israelis dress up in costumes as various characters. For most of us, children and adults, this is a particularly beloved holiday – in which we allow ourselves to change, to become a different person, sometimes to even fulfill a dream for one day. We put on our faces and/or bodies a “mask” different from the “costume,” different from the “masks” of the rest of the year, and go out into the world on this day different.

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