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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, Tuesday, Sept. 24 2013. Seven balloons, operated by international crews, took part in the flyover on Tuesday.

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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 on Tuesday.