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The young men and the old shall be merry

Photo of the Day | published on 03/18/17

AP Photo/Oded Balilty

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL – MARCH 13, 2017: Intoxicated ultra-Orthodox Jewish men celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim in Mea Shearim ultra-Orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem. The Jewish holiday of Purim celebrates the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Scroll of Esther.

Photo of the Day: March 18, 2017

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Then shall the young women rejoice in the dance, and the young men and the old shall be merry. I will turn their mourning into joy; I will comfort them, and give them gladness for sorrow. – Jeremiah 31:13

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