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This holiday outfit has got to win an award.
The matching suit and tie with all the decorative holiday ornaments.
The bright red shirt.
The tree hat with the star on top.
And the dark glasses.
Wow, standout city!
Where do you get clothing like this?
I wonder if I could do this with a menorah too. LOL
Happy Holidays to all. 😉
(Credit Photo: Andy Blumenthal)
Please see my new article in The Times of Israel called, “Purim in Israel, Chabad Style.”
We had the privilege to be in Israel for Purim night. We are going down Ben Yehudah Street in Tel Aviv looking for a synagogue for Megillah reading. Out of nowhere comes this Rabbi in Purim costume dashing down the sidewalk on roller skates. He pulls up in front of me and asks me to join them at the Chabad shul (#770 of course). Who can say no when Chabad is not only so cool and inviting, but also always helping to keep our minds focused on doing another mitzvah and towards the ultimate coming of Mashiach.
Over and over, I find you just gotta love everything about Chabad–they understand faith, ritual, and people’s hearts and for that and their acceptance of all Jews, I truly appreciate them. 😉
(Source Photo: Andy Blumenthal)
So Halloween in Washington, D.C. is no small deal.
I liked the new spooky Orange Fanta soda cans with the scary lady on it–it really stood out from all the others–Coke, Pepsi, etc.–that were otherwise so boring.
Then there was this other lady riding the Metro in her Halloween outfit–anybody need a nurse?
Let’s just say she seems to have evoked some attention on the train.
Even more than another women (lower left) holding 2 baby dolls slumped over backwards in a very unfortunate manner.
One more is Mr. Baywatch lifeguard here, and peering over his shoulder is someone with scary Zombie hallowed out black eyes and sharp growling teeth!
Finally, one of my wonderful colleagues told me about a Halloween party she went to with her male friend.
I asked whether they dressed up.
She said, “yeah,” and smiled.
So I asked, “What did you dress up as?”
Well this was a new one for me…
She was dressed up as the jelly side of the sandwich and he was the peanut butter side.
What all this means for this zany holiday, I have no idea…but it’s a fun time of year that doesn’t go unnoticed by anyone. 😉
(Source Photos: Andy Blumenthal)
Took this video at the World of Montgomery Festival today.
The dancers, singers, drummers, and costumes were all great.
The weather today an unseasonably warm 76 degrees and being out and about was fun.
Plus it was an extra special treat to meet up with my pal Congressman Jamie Raskin.
Thank you G-d for all the amazing times and good people.
(Source Video and Photo: Andy Blumenthal)