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Happy Purim (Photo Essay)


The Zayit Raanan Shower Club

The Zayit Raanan Shower Club
Photo Credit: Avi Abelow

Devout reader Avi Abelow sent us this batch of photos from Purim at his shul, Zayit Raanan, in Efrat. Send us yours and maybe we’ll publish them too.

Purim Sameach.


Zayit, Efrat

The Early Minyamoys. Photo by Avi Abelow

The Early Minyamoys.
Photo by Avi Abelow

Someone is always a vampire. Photo by Avi Abelow

Someone is always a vampire.
Photo by Avi Abelow

Sorry Rabbi, but that's not really a costume when you normally wear it 30 days out of the year.  Photo by Avi Abelow

Sorry Rabbi, but it’s not really a costume when you normally wear it 30 days out of the year.
Photo by Avi Abelow


Tel Aviv

Zombies in Tel Aviv

Zombies in Tel Aviv
Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90

Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90

Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90


Beit Shemesh

Photo by: Yaakov Lederman/Flash90

Photo by: Yaakov Lederman/Flash90

Photo by Yaakov Lederman/Flash90

Photo by Yaakov Lederman/Flash90

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7 Responses to “Happy Purim (Photo Essay)”

  1. Faleen Fedol says:

    How did you get them all to stand on their heads at one time?

  2. Avis Johnson says:

    Wow , they drank so much they don’t know they’re upside down

  3. Avis Johnson says:

    Ooohhh pplluuuuuuzzzzzzeeeee, such shtuss

  4. Love the zombie protest. "What do we want? BRAINS! When do we want it? BRAINS!" It's good to see people smiling, and even the zombies are enjoying themselves, but then again, those zombies are surrounded by brains, so they would be happy. Great pics, all of them. Thanks for posting.

  5. Zombie one was amazing!

  6. All of them looked great!! Have a blast!

  7. Sharon Davis says:

    Looking good. I went to a Pruim celebration last night here in the US also. What a great time we had.

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