Tuesday: Day in photos - Israel

Ultra-Orthodox Jews belonging to the Vishnitz Hasidic sect dance on benches Monday in celebration of the Jewish festival of Purim in Bnei Brak, a town near Tel Aviv. Purim marks the deliverance of the Jewish people from a genocidal plot in ancient Persia recorded in the biblical Book of Esther.
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