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Purim Festival in Israel

Posted March. 28, 2005 23:11,   


Jews donning soldier costumes are hanging on a mini bus rushing across the town as they enjoy the Purim celebration in Jerusalem, Israel on March 27, 2005. The festival of Purim commemorates the rescue of Jews from genocide conspiracy in ancient Persia. The Jews painted their own faces and decorated themselves with colorful costumes and masks for the party.