Purim in Jerusalem

purim in Jerusalem

Purim is referred to as the hidden festival – a time when the feared outcome was stood on its head. Apart from listening to the Megillat Esther (The Scroll of Esther), an account of the events of Purim.

One of the ways that people commemorate it is to dress in some kind of funny clothing and to drink a little. Notice the man on the bench.

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  1. The “man on the bench” (and his little pal the Astronaut; )


    1. Yes indeed. 🙂

      My favourite was Snow White sitting having lunch in an outdoor cafe. I should have photographed her, but it felt a bit intrusive.

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  2. JenT says:

    In our little neighborhood, nursery and kindergarten classes in costume promenade through the streets and the municipality throws a big party for the kids. 🙂


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