Noisy, happy, colorfull: Purim, the Jewish answer to carnival

Ultra-Orthodox Jews belonging to the Lelov Hasidic sect, celebrate the Jewish festival of Purim late on February 24 2013 in Beit Shemesh, a religious town near Jerusalem.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews belonging to the Lelov Hasidic sect, celebrate the Jewish festival of Purim late on February 24 2013 in Beit Shemesh, a religious town near Jerusalem.