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This Ten Plagues Face Art Is Truly Impressive

Well, color us impressed.

Three siblings put together the ultimate display of all ten plagues — just in time for Passover. Face painter Chaya Pekar turned her sister Rivka Goldin into blood, lice, hail and the like, while their brother Zusha Goldin photographed the results.

Check out below for some serious #facepaintinggoals.


Image by Zusha Goldin


Image by Zusha Goldin


Image by Zusha Goldin

Wild Animals

Image by Zusha Goldin


Image by Zusha Goldin


Image by Zusha Goldin


Image by Zusha Goldin


Image by Zusha Goldin

Death of First Born

Image by Zusha Goldin

Thea Glassman is an Associate Editor at the Forward. Reach her at [email protected]


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