|"Little boy, Moshe & Shlomo go to Wailing Wall with their father" (1934)|
But their collection also includes pictures of children of the "Old Yishuv," the Jewish communities of Eretz Yisrael, predominantly ultra-Orthodox Jews, who lived in the holy Jewish cities of Jerusalem, Hebron, Safad and Tiberias. Some of them are descendants of Jews who lived in Palestine over the centuries.
See previous posting on the children of the Bukharan Jewish community in Jerusalem. The Sephardi community moved to Jerusalem from the area of Uzbekistan in the 1890s.
|Orthodox Jew with 2 youngsters, on |
Sabbath walk to Wailing Wall
|Jewish boys on Sabbath, trying to avoid |
being photographed (1934). See also here
|Jerusalem children on a balcony|
|Blowing Sabbath Shofar|
|Batei Rand (courtesy)|