Purim at Bnei Brak

PhotographerMatty Karp
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryHaifa, Israel
Photo Datemarch 2015
Technical InfoCanon 5DMKII
Entry Description

Children look at passers-by below their tiny balconies.Purim is a jewish holiday during which children wear disguises.Bnei Brak is a small town near Tel Aviv and most of its residents are orthodox Jews,many of whom do not work but study the Jewish scriptures instead. There is a stark contrast between the invested disguises and the shabby environment.