Celebs, MKs show off their festive side by donning costumes on Purim

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 17, 2014 15:03

Madonna, Bar Refaeli, Avner Netanyahu take to social media as Jews worldwide mark fun-filled holiday.




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Avner Netanyahu, the son of Israel's prime minister, shares a Purim kiss with his girlfriend.. (photo credit:FACEBOOK)


Avner Netanyahu, the son of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, shares a Purim kiss with his girlfriend. (Facebook)

The Jewish holiday of Purim is a festive time when celebrities and dignitaries show off their colorful costumes, and this year was no exception.

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Madonna and Bar Refaeli used their Instagram accounts to allow their devoted fans a glimpse of how they celebrated the holiday.



Meanwhile, Israeli lawmakers from opposite sides of the political aisle offered a tongue-in-cheek moment of levity by dressing up as one another. Orit Struck, the member of Knesset who represents the pro-settler Bayit Yehudi faction, dressed up as Meretz MK Michal Rozin in retaliation for Rozin’s depiction of Struck in the Peace Now-produced satirical video that has gone viral in recent days.
 


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