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Dressed for Purim

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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy dressed in a special costume as a soldier for Purim stands next to a group of adults in Bnei Brak, Israel, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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Israelis dressed as toy soldiers celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim in Tel Aviv, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

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An ultra-orthodox Jewish boy wears a costume ahead of the Jewish holiday of Purim in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys dressed in a special costume for Purim take part in their community's celebration in a synagogue in Bnei Brak, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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People in costumes, take part in a street party for the Jewish holiday of Purim in Tel Aviv, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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People in costumes party on the balcony of a house overlooking a street, where a street party is taking place, for the Jewish holiday of Purim in Tel Aviv, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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Women in costume wait to get to a street party for the Jewish holiday of Purim in Tel Aviv, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy dressed in a special costume for Purim in a synagogue in Bnei Brak, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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A Jewish settler, dressed in costume, stands near Israeli soldiers as they guard a parade for the holiday of Purim in the West Bank city of Hebron, February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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A student wearing make-up looks on during a parade ahead of the Jewish holiday of Purim outside the Bialik Rogozin school in south Tel Aviv, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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Children wearing costumes for the Jewish holiday of Purim wait to get out of a car in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood, February 25, 2013. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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Girls wear costumes ahead of the Jewish holiday of Purim in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy dressed in a special costume for Purim in a synagogue in Bnei Brak, February 23, 2013.

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys play as they dressed in a special costume for Purim in the stairway inside a synagogue in Bnei Brak, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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People in costumes take part in a street party for the Jewish holiday of Purim in Tel Aviv, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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A boy wears a costume ahead of the Jewish holiday of Purim in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

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Parents of students, in costumes, take part in a parade ahead of the Jewish holiday of Purim outside the Bialik Rogozin school in south Tel Aviv, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man dances inside a house where he came to ask for donations for his Yeshiva as part of Purim tradition in Bnei Brak, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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An acrobat does a hand stand before a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Purim parade in Holon, at a youth centre in Holon, near Tel Aviv, February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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Children dressed in costumes take part in an annual parade for the Jewish holiday of Purim, in the Israeli city of Holon, near Tel Aviv, February 24, 2013.REUTERS/Nir Elias

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An Israeli dressed as a zombie poses for a photo during an annual Zombie Walk procession for the Jewish holiday of Purim in Tel Aviv, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

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People in costumes arrive to take part in a street party for the Jewish holiday of Purim in Tel Aviv, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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Boys wear costumes ahead of the Jewish holiday of Purim in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood, February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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Girls dressed in costumes take part in an annual parade for the Jewish holiday of Purim, in the Israeli city of Holon, near Tel Aviv, February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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A young Jewish settler dressed in a costume stands near a donkey during a parade for the holiday of Purim in the West Bank city of Hebron, February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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Jewish settlers, some dressed in costume, take part in a parade for the holiday of Purim in the West Bank city of Hebron, February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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Israelis dressed as zombies take part in an annual Zombie Walk procession for the Jewish holiday of Purim in Tel Aviv, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys dressed in a special costumes for Purim in a synagogue in Bnei Brak, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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A parent of a student, in costume, takes part in a parade ahead of the Jewish holiday of Purim outside the Bialik Rogozin school in south Tel Aviv, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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A girls wears a costume ahead of the Jewish holiday of Purim in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood, February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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