Water war. Rabin Square (Photo: Motti Kimchi)
At 3 pm, when the bell was sounded, all mayhem broke loose. Learning the lesson from years past, those attending where requested to leave their electronic devices at home, less they fall victim to water's destructive capabilities.
(Photo: Motti Kimchi)
Water clashes spill onto street (Photo: Motti Kimchi)
Bus under attack (Photo: Motti Kimchi)
Young, old come together to fight heat (Photo: Motti Kimchi)
Rabin Square. Tel Aviv. Summer 2013 (Photo: Yaron Brenner)
The event is held now nine years in a row and its organizers go to great lengths to stress before participant that every water oriented weapon and water dispersing mean is encouraged.
"But remember," he stresses, "leave your phone at home!"
The battle itself is anything but a focused direct assault; rather it is a everyone against everyone free-for-all lasting until the late evening.
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