Watch: Tel Aviv celebrates Purim with massive street party

Purim celebrations kicked off today throughout Israel as children went to school dressed up in costumes. Thousands of Israelis flocked to Tel Aviv to participate in the giant Purim street party, which is expected to last until 6:00 PM.
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Even though the actual holiday only falls on Sunday, Purim celebrations have begun already. Today (Friday), many Israeli children went to school dress up in costumes. At Tel Aviv’s famous Kikar Hamedina, thousands of Israelis gathered for this year’s massive Purim party, which is expected to last until 6:00 PM. Ahead of the Tel Aviv Purim street party, many streets in the area were shut down.

Today’s temperatures will be pleasant for outdoor activities. This afternoon, light rain showers are expected in northern Israel. On Sunday, it is expected to be windy. Monday will bring a slight drop in temperatures and a chance of showers.   

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