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Jews Celebrate Purim in Jerusalem (23 images)

Jews celebrate the feast of Purim in Mea Shearim in Jerusalem, Israel, March 17, 2014. The Purim holiday commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the book of Esther.
Updated: March 17, 2014 at 3:12 PM
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Ultra-Orthodox Jews greet each other on the feast of Purim in Mea Shearim in Jerusalem, Israel, March 17, 2014. The Purim holiday commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the book of Esther. UPI/Debbie Hill..
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