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Hot air balloons take off over Israel during a festival of the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot.

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Children are silhouetted as a hot air balloon (R) and paragliders fly overhead during a two-day festival near Mount Gilboa in northern Israel.

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A man prepares a hot air balloon before it takes flight during a two-day festival near Mount Gilboa in northern Israel.

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A hot air balloon (L), designed to look as if it is floating upside down, flies next to another hot air balloon during a two-day festival near Mount Gilboa in northern Israel.

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Israelis gather to watch hot air balloons take off during a festival during the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot, at the Eshkol National Park in the Negev, southern Israel.

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People sit in the basket of a hot air balloon as it takes flight during sunrise at a two-day festival, near Mount Gilboa in northern Israel.

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Hot air balloons fly overhead during sunrise at a two-day festival near Mount Gilboa in northern Israel.

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A hot air balloon crew member works ahead of take off during a festival during the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot, at the Eshkol National Park in the Negev, southern Israel. Seven balloons, operated by international crews, took part in the flyover.

Tsafrir Abayov/AP

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A hot air balloon crew member works ahead of take off during a festival during the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot, at the Eshkol National Park in the Negev, southern Israel. Seven balloons, operated by international crews, took part in the flyover.

Tsafrir Abayov/AP

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