Purim, Purim

by Lisa Baydush © 2005

a capella

act out with motions

 

Chorus:

Purim (snap), Purim (stamp 2x), Purim (slap legs 4x), Purim (clap 2x)! (2x)

 

In (snap), this tale (stamp 2x), this crazy mixed up tale, there was a

nice Jewish girl named Esther who became Persiaís queen!
(twirl and curtsy) (chorus)

 

In (snap), this tale (stamp 2x), this crazy mixed up tale, there was a

foolish king, Ahashverosh, (make circles with finger beside ears)
and a nice Jewish girl named Esther who became Persiaís queen! (chorus)

 

In (snap), this tale (stamp 2x), this crazy mixed up tale, there was a

banished wife named Vashti, (hand to forehead dramatically)
and a foolish king, Ahashverosh, and a nice Jewish girl named Esther who became Persiaís queen! (chorus)

 

In (snap), this tale (stamp 2x), this crazy mixed up tale, there was a

wicked advisor, Haman, (hands on thighs, bend forward and grimace menacingly)
and a banished wife named Vashti, and a foolish king, Ahashverosh, and a nice Jewish girl named Esther who became Persiaís queen! (chorus)

 

In (snap), this tale (stamp 2x), this crazy mixed up tale, there was a

proud Jewish guy named Mordechai, (hands on hips, standing tall)
and a wicked advisor, Haman, and a banished wife named Vashti, and a foolish king, Ahashverosh, and a nice Jewish girl named Esther who became Persiaís queen! (chorus)

In (snap), this tale (stamp 2x), this crazy mixed up tale, there were

plots and intrigues all around (fingers in front of eyes like a mask)
and a proud Jewish guy named Mordechai, and a wicked advisor, Haman, and a banished queen named Vashti, and a foolish king, Ahashverosh, and a nice Jewish girl named Esther who became Persiaís queen! (chorus)

 

In (snap), this tale (stamp 2x), this crazy mixed up tale,

we learn that speaking up for what is right is a very good thing to do! (chorus)

(hands to mouth, nod head)