Local Testimony 2013 Community Religion and Faith

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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 us​e of silver coins from his birth-state of sanctity at the age of 30 days. EPA/ABIR SULTAN

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 us​e of silver coins from his birth-state of sanctity at the age of 30 days. EPA/ABIR SULTAN

Local Testimony (Edut Mekomit) 2013

First Prize Community, Religion and Faith, Singles

Photographer: Abir Sultan