An Ultra Orthodox Jewish mother prepares the new born baby in a silver bowl for the pidyon haben (redemption of the first born son) ritual ceremony in Bnei Brak, Israel, 27 December 2012. Pidyon haben is an ancient Jewish custom in Judaism whereby a Jewish firstborn son is redeemed by use of silver coins from his birth-state of sanctity at the age of 30 days. EPA/ABIR SULTAN

 

Local Testimony (Edut Mekomit) 2013

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Photographer: Abir Sultan