|Jews sitting in their Samarkand Sukka (circa 1870)|
|Another view of the Sukka with the side walls closed (1870)|
View more pictures and a history of the Samarkand Jews here.
Members of the community began moving to Eretz Yisrael, the Holy Land, in the mid-1800. They established a new neighborhood outside of Jerusalem's Old City walls.
View pictures of the Bukhari Quarter here.
|Bukharan family in their Jerusalem sukka (circa 1900). Note |
the man on the right holding the citron and palm branch
View the collection of Jerusalem celebrations of Sukkot here.
Is it possible that the family photographed in Samarkand in 1870 may be the same family photographed in Jerusalem in 1900?
|Bukharan family in their Jerusalem Sukka|
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