Jewish Journal

Mishloach Manot of Song from Maccabeats

By Lisa Ellen Niver

March 31, 2011 | 9:53 am

Lisa as Wonder Esther for Purim

In my article, Mask of Purim, I talked about why I usually do not wear a costume. After all that discussion, I did wear one and I was Wonder Esther this year. One of my favorite things this year was the song, Raise Your Glass as done by the Maccabeats. I wanted to share it with all of you! Take off your mask and celebrate early and often! Maccabeats: Raise Your Glass!

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    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    March 27, 2011 | 12:03 pm

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  • Uncovering Jewish Morocco

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    March 20, 2011 | 4:18 pm

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  • Mask of Purim: Showing up

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    March 15, 2011 | 10:30 am

    The upcoming holiday of Purim and the story of Esther remind me to reveal myself and take off my mask.  Many Jews celebrate Purim by dressing up and... More.