When Jews Wearing Masks On Purim Were Arrested Under The ‘Anti-Mask Law’
The Jewish Press
Singer, Jay Saul
An article about a nineteenth century New York law prohibiting public masking resulted in the arrest arrest and imprisonment of Jews returning from Purim celebrations in 1868. The article also includes a general discussion of the history of Purim celebrations in New York State. Click on the link to read the article.
United States, Communities and Organizations, Communities, Holidays, Purim