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An artist arranges effigies of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin... News PhotoAngela Merkel,Arranging,Artist,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Barack Obama,Benjamin Netanyahu,Celebration,Chancellor of Germany,Effigy,Holiday - Event,Horizontal,Installation Art,Israel,Israeli Prime Minister,Judaism,Middle East,Preparation,Purim,Town,US PresidentPhotographer Collection: AFP 2014 AFPAn artist arranges effigies of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L), US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R), during preparations for the Jewish festivities of Purim, on February 10, 2014 in the Israeli central town of Jaljulia. The carnival-like Purim holiday starts on March 16, with parades and costume parties to commemorate the deliverance of the Jewish people from a plot to exterminate them in the ancient Persian Empire 2,500 years ago, as described in the Book of Esther. AFP PHOTO/JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)