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Lag Baomer celebrated by Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Modi'in Elite

MIDEAST-MODI'IN ELITE-LAG BAOMER-CELEBRATION

Ultra-Orthodox Jews dance around a bonfire during a Lag Baomer celebration in Modi'in Elite on May 13, 2017. Lag Baomer marks the hillula (celebration, interpreted by some as anniversary of death) of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, a Mishnaic sage and leading disciple of Rabbi Akiva in the 2nd century. (Xinhua/Gil Cohen Magen)

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