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Garnethill Synagogue Cheder c1930s

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Garnethill Synagogue Cheder c1930s

Children dressed up in fancy dress attending the Garnethill Synagogue Cheder c 1930.

Cheder is an Jewish elementary religious education class which is usually held outside normal school hours. These children are all wearing fancy dress and are probably celebrating Purim, a festival which honours the biblical Queen Esther who saved the lives of the Persian Jews.

Reference: PHO.G.0006

Reproduced with the permission of the Scottish Jewish Archives Centre

Cheder, children, festivals, Garnethill Synagogue, Jews, Purim

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