Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Jewish children who want to dress up as a “Jewish Grand Rabbi” or “Jewish Mother Rachel” can now do so, thanks to Walmart. In an article by Heeb magazine, the costumes, $27.10 and $25.51 respectively, were featured as an attempt to reach out to Jewish customers.
The rabbi costume features a sputik hat with attached sidelocks and a gold and black kaputa robe. The Mother Rachel costume features a pillbox hat and blue veil, with a blue and white dress featuring a picture of the Tomb of Rachel.
About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.
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