Purim Costumes: History, Halachah and Hashkafah

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Feb 5, 2017
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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Purim 
Halacha:
Purim 

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The importance of simchah on Purim, as expressed in costumes. The elements of costumes which relate to the story and themes of Purim. Why are halachic authorities re: cross-dressing and shaatnez in Purim costumes?

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