Children Across Israel Celebrate Purim

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Children of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.
Children of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.Credit: \ Moti Milrod
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy dressed in a costume takes part in the reading from the Book of Esther, a ceremony performed on the Jewish holiday of Purim, in a synagogue in Ashdod, Israel, February 28, 2018.
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy dressed in a costume takes part in the reading from the Book of Esther, a ceremony performed on the Jewish holiday of Purim, in a synagogue in Ashdod, February 28, 2018.Credit: \ AMIR COHEN/ REUTERS
Children of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. The Jewish holiday of Purim commemorates the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther, which is read in synagogues. Other customs include: sending food parcels and giving charity, dressing up in masks and costumes, eating a festive meal, and public celebrations.
Children of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.Credit: Ariel Schalit/AP
Children wear costumes during Purim in Haifa, Feb. 27, 2018.
Children wear costumes during Purim in Haifa, Feb. 27, 2018.Credit: Rami Shllush
Children of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.
Children of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.Credit: Ariel Schalit/AP
Ultra-Orthodox Jews take part in the reading from the Book of Esther, a ceremony performed on the Jewish holiday of Purim, outside a synagogue in Ashdod, Israel, February 28, 2018.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews take part in the reading from the Book of Esther, a ceremony performed on the Jewish holiday of Purim, outside a synagogue in Ashdod, February 28, 2018. Credit: \ AMIR COHEN/ REUTERS
Children of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.
Children of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.Credit: Ariel Schalit/AP
Ultra-Orthodox Jews take part in the reading from the Book of Esther, a ceremony performed on the Jewish holiday of Purim, in a synagogue in Ashdod, Israel, February 28, 2018.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews take part in the reading from the Book of Esther, a ceremony performed on the Jewish holiday of Purim, in a synagogue in Ashdod, February 28, 2018. Credit: \ AMIR COHEN/ REUTERS
Children of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.
Children of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Credit: Ariel Schalit/AP
Ultra-Orthodox Jews take part in the reading from the Book of Esther, a ceremony performed on the Jewish holiday of Purim, in a synagogue in Ashdod, Israel, February 28, 2018.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews take part in the reading from the Book of Esther, a ceremony performed on the Jewish holiday of Purim, in a synagogue in Ashdod, February 28, 2018. Credit: \ AMIR COHEN/ REUTERS
Children of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.
Children of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.Credit: Ariel Schalit/AP
Ultra-Orthodox Jews take part in the reading from the Book of Esther, a ceremony performed on the Jewish holiday of Purim, in a synagogue in Ashdod, Israel, February 28, 2018.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews take part in the reading from the Book of Esther, a ceremony performed on the Jewish holiday of Purim, in a synagogue in Ashdod, February 28, 2018. Credit: \ AMIR COHEN/ REUTERS
hildren of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.
hildren of asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, wear costumes during the Purim parade festival in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Credit: Ariel Schalit/AP

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