TOPSHOT - An ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy walks past a man wearing a costume in the central Israeli city of Bnei Brak on March 12, 2017 during the feast of Purim.
The carnival-like Purim holiday is celebrated with parades and costume parties to commemorate the deliverance of the Jewish people from a plot to exterminate them in the ancient Persian Empire 2,500 years ago, as recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther. / AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANA        (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)