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Ordeal in wilderness remembered; This week Metro Jews celebrate Succoth; a seven-day harvest festival'  recalling how the children of Israel wandered the wilderness before reaching the promised land. Today many Jewish families celebrate the feast by living in huts calls succahs decorated with fruits. The succahs; used by the Israeli during their trek in the wilderness; are built in backyards during the festival. Celebrating the feast are; from left Nina Kruger; 6; Mrs. Arthur Lerman; Prof. Arthur Kruger with Gerald; 2 1/2; Mrs. Kruger; Naomi; 1; Sarah; 9. Open in full size

Ordeal in wilderness remembered; This week Metro Jews celebrate Succoth; a seven-day harvest festival' recalling how the children of Israel wandered the wilderness before reaching the promised land. Today many Jewish families celebrate the feast by living in huts calls succahs decorated with fruits. The succahs; used by the Israeli during their trek in the wilderness; are built in backyards during the festival. Celebrating the feast are; from left Nina Kruger; 6; Mrs. Arthur Lerman; Prof. Arthur Kruger with Gerald; 2 1/2; Mrs. Kruger; Naomi; 1; Sarah; 9.

Picture, 1969, English

Ordeal in wilderness remembered; This week Metro Jews celebrate Succoth; a seven-day harvest festival' recalling how the children of Israel wandered the wilderness before reaching the promised land. Today many Jewish families celebrate the feast by living in huts calls succahs decorated with fruits. The succahs; used by the Israeli during their trek in the wilderness; are built in backyards during the festival. Celebrating the feast are; from left Nina Kruger; 6; Mrs. Arthur Lerman; Prof. Arthur Kruger with Gerald; 2 1/2; Mrs. Kruger; Naomi; 1; Sarah; 9.

Picture, 1969, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Religious Customs - Jewish - up to 1974

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0013264f