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7 Absolute Best and Worst Jewish Halloween Costume Ideas

Still trying to figure out your costume for Halloween this weekend? Want to give it a little bit of a topical Jew-y twist?

We’ve got the ultimate crib sheet of Jewish themed halloween costumes—from the absolute worst to the very best.

Do dress up like gymnastics superstar Aly Raisman.

Splits not required. Grab some friends to fill out the rest of the Final Five.

Don’t dress up like Anthony Weiner.

We’ll just throw this related link below:

Do dress up like Bernie Sanders.

Brooklyn accent and over-gesticulation definitely required. And, for a double Jewish whammy, you could be Larry David dressing up as Bernie Sanders. Pretty, prettttty good.

Don’t dress up like a World War II evacuee.

Is this really a thing?!

Do dress up like Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner.

No matter what your opinion is on this election, this one is a definitely topical—and a conversation starter. If you’re Ivanka, have a friend bring a small wind machine to blow on your hair whilst you smile serenely into space.

Do dress like George Soros.

Complete with a whistle.

Don’t dress up like Anne Frank.

Just don’t.

Thea Glassman is an Associate Editor at the Forward. Reach her at or on Twitter at @theakglassman.

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