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Old Adloyadas Don’t Die

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

The Adloyada, which in Hebrew is broken down into ad lo yada, meaning “he no longer knows,” which is the traditional yardstick for how drunk must one be to be keeping the mitzvah of drinking on Purim: until he no longer knows the difference between “blessed be Mordecai” and “cursed be Haman.”

The Adloyada parade is a tradition dating back to the early days of Tel Aviv, when it was the Zionist response to the Fat Tuesday Carnival in Europe – and fell on about the same date, give or take.

Flash90 offered this morning a few images of Adloyada giant puppets which photographer Yonatan Sindel discovered in a junkyard near Kfar Saba.

It’s just 35 days till Purim. Have you put together a costume?

Photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

We're told these are depictions of U.S. President Barack Obama, between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as they climb a volcano. Photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

We’re told these are depictions of U.S. President Barack Obama, between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as they climb a volcano (?). Photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Video: Netanya Purim Carnival—Sassy, Noisy, Happy

Friday, March 9th, 2012

We went out to watch the Purim Parade in our sweet town of Netanya, and for a few hours were transported to a care-free world, somewhere between Disneyland and New Orleans. Our daughter Yarden said, Purim is like Halloween but without dead people. Everyone was distinctly alive in Netanya this Purim. And everyone seemed to take very seriously the idea of the Purim happy noise. Even the babies.

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