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Young metro Jews celebrate harvest festival; Jewish teenagers of Toronto's Beth Sholom Synagogue mark Jewish festival of Simchas Torah and Sukkoth with a service of celebration; similar to the Christian observance of Thanksgiving. Here in a succah; the thatched recreation of the traditional hut employed by wandering tribes in the desert thousands of years ago; festooned with fruits and vegetables; they sing hymns while their elders participate in a service. The succah was set up adjacent to the synagogue.<br />
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FILE PHOTO :  Bob Olsen - Toronto Star archives, via AQP
Simchas Torah and Sukkoth
Young metro Jews celebrate harvest festival; Jewish teenagers of Toronto's Beth Sholom Synagogue mark Jewish festival of Simchas Torah and Sukkoth with a service of celebration; similar to the Christian observance of Thanksgiving. Here in a succah; the thatched recreation of the traditional hut employed by wandering tribes in the desert thousands of years ago; festooned with fruits and vegetables; they sing hymns while their elders participate in a service. The succah was set up adjacent to the synagogue.

FILE PHOTO : Bob Olsen - Toronto Star archives, via AQP

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Source: Toronto Star archives
Date: 1 Sep 2021
Location: Canada
Credit: Toronto Star archives
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