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Comment 258 by xmaseveeve :

Mike, Comment 257,

Was it black? I've seen cute kids in bunny ear hats. What made it a hijab? I'm confused. I just object to faces being covered, especially if it is for a purported reason which only applies to women and girls.

Hi Eve

No it was pink of course. I can't be sure it was really a hijab but her mother had a hijab on and it looked like a typical Malaysian/Indonesion hijab which is basically a headscarf. It's not unusual to see Malaysian (or maybe Indonesian) students who dress just like westerners except for the addition of a coloured head scarf. There is an example here from a shop in Java (Indonesia)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_94Oa4WVKNc

Would Muslims have the sense of humour to stick bunny ears on a junior hijab? Would it not be blasphemous?

This is apparently a serious theological question :-(

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Islam-947/2009/7/Hijab-rabbit-ears-haram.htm

Michael

Sun, 01 Jul 2012 10:02:30 UTC | #948388