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19:12 | 03/02/18

In pictures: Israelis hit the streets in style for Purim

Israelis Sasi Levi (L) and Guy Shmuel (R) dressed up for Purim, February 2018. (photo credit: ANNA AHRONHEIM) Israelis Sasi Levi (L) and Guy Shmuel (R) dressed up for Purim, February 2018. (photo credit: ANNA AHRONHEIM)
Israelis took to the streets for dozens of Purim parties across the country.
Purim is often described as "Jewish Halloween," and while it's much more than that, Jews around the world take the opportunity to showcase their most creative costumes on the holiday each year.

Jerusalem Post reporter Anna Ahronheim, dressed as a boxer for Purim, with Israeli kickboxing champion Adi Rotem (credit: Courtesy: Anna Ahronheim)


Israelis dressed up for Purim, March 2018 (credit: Marc Israel Sellem/ The Jerusalem Post)

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A Purim partier dressed up as Pharoah (credit: Shoshana Kranish)


A young Israeli dressed as Wonder Woman for Purim (credit: Ron Friedman)

And let's not forget about the four-legged friends!



A dog dressed up for Purim, March 2018 (credit: Anna Ahronheim)

A dog dressed up for Purim, March 2018 (credit: Anna Ahronheim)





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