Shalom Life | January 30, 2015

Kid's Purim Costume Idea: The Burning Twin Towers? [PHOTO]

Seven-year-old twins premiere their homemade costumes in Israel

By: Ashley Baylen

Published: February 22nd, 2013 in Culture » Society » News

Kid's Purim Costume Idea: The Burning Twin Towers? [PHOTO]

Purim has begun, and just like with Halloween, children around the world are proudly parading around in their inventive costumes. This is one of the best times of year for our youngin’s- dressing up, going to parties, playing with friends, and playing make-believe… but what about the poor kids that are used as models for their parents distasteful creative endeavors?

Enter Ilay and Nehaoray, seven-year-old twins from Israel whose parents “playfully” decided to dress their children up in famous twin costumes: the Twin Towers. Not only are the kids dressed as the famous New York City buildings, they are fashioning the structures while on fire… with the planes sticking out of the side right near the children’s eye holes.

Popular news website Ynet originally posted the image, with the headline “Twin Towers and other costumes this Purim.” After several commenters remarked about how the title was almost as distasteful as the costume itself, the publication chose to remove it.


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