Asylum seekers' children, mostly from Eritrea, wear costumes as they watch an acrobat performs during the Purim festival in Tel Aviv, March 8, 2017. Ariel Schalit/AP

IN PHOTOS: Israelis Don Costumes to Celebrate Holiday of Purim

Kids and adults, citizens and asylum-seekers, dress up and take to the streets to celebrate the salvation of Jews in ancient Persia from a plot to kill them.

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