Why do some rabbinical authorities authorize cross-dressing on Purim if it's unconditionally forbidden?
The custom of dressing up in costumes on Purim originated from Ashkenazic communities in Europe and has become a popular custom today for Ashkenazim (cf. Rema in Shulkhan Aruch Orach Chaim 696:8). ...
Is there a connection between Purim masks and the mask Moshe begins wearing at the end of Parshat Ki Tisa? It seems too much of a coincidence that it's read near Purim for there to be none.
As part of dressing in costume on Purim is a person allowed to put on clothes normally worn by the opposite gender? If so, where does this heter come from in the face of the biblical prohibition ...
Possible Duplicate: Is cross-dressing permitted on Purim and if so why? Normally cross dressing is against Halacha is it allowed on Purim?
Why is there a Minhag to dress up in costumes on Purim?