Friday, March 6, 2015

Purim in the Ultra Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim, Jerusalem 2015.

Ultra Orthodox Jews celebrate Purim, in the Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim in Jerusalem The feast of Purim commemorates the salvation of the Jews from the ancient Persians as described in the book of Esther, celebrations involve participants dressing up in disguises and enjoying otherwise forbidden revelry. Large amounts of alcohol are consumed during the celebrations.