I am Haman, a proud Amalekite,
Jews don't like me, hate my sight.
I hate children, and children hate me,
Especially those that say Mode Ani.
I planned to kill them; what a plot!
Then came Mordechai, and look what I've got!
I made for him a gallows fifty cubits tall,
But they hanged me instead, with my sons all.
But now and again from the grave rise I
In the person of Hitler or other such guy.
I try my luck to kill a few Jews,
But pity the fool that steps in my shoes.
Yet, if not for me, you'd be in school today,
So give me a hand, and hurray!

From "Lots of Purim", Published and Copyright by Kehot Publication Society
Illustration by Mendy Lewis
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mitchel Nigeria February 4, 2017

Haman is a very bad man and am sure hanging him was the best thing to do. Reply

Audrey New Jersey September 11, 2015

yah...it's been a long time since the first comment- 8 years. At that time I was in pre school. So sad. Reply

Anonymous Lebanon, a May 2, 2013

Stalin was the Haman of the 50's. He died on the die of Purim, March 9 1953. When his decree was suppose to take place to kill 3 million Jews. Oh how the Lord works... Reply

sophie clear lake, texas February 27, 2011

I hate haman because he wanted to kill the jews and I'am a jew. Reply

Anonymous July 8, 2009

why do you hate children Reply

Elijah Wieberdink Mpls, MN January 20, 2009

Haman was a very bad person. He was Amalekite. He was used the king and almost killed all the Jews. He didn't like the Jews and if Mordechia hadn't told Queen Esther to say something to the King the Jews would be killed. So the gallow he built to use for Mordechia the used for him. That is why Jews are alive today. Reply

Chani Benjaminson, Chabad.org February 13, 2008

He means that if not for Haman who wanted to kill the Jewish people, the Purim story would have never happened, Purim wouldn't be a holiday and we wouldn't have vacation on that day ! Reply

Me February 11, 2008

What does he mean, "Yet, if not for me, you'd be in school today"????? Reply

Lily Kivens Savage, MN February 5, 2008

I wonder why Haman hates children? He should at least try to be nice. And be nice to everyone,HAMAN! Reply

Anonymous cedarhurst, ny January 17, 2008

his nose is HUGE ha ha ha ha Reply

Anonymous overland park, ks/usa March 1, 2007

I think Haman was an evil man with a heart. Please people, don't be like Haman. Hes not a good man to the jews!!!!!!!!!!!!


Please be like Ester and save the Jews!!!!!!! Reply



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