[Photograph of the Torah March]

Description:

Photograph of congregation members from Temple Beth-El in Fort Worth, Texas during the Torah march. The Torah march was organized to carry the six handwritten Torah scrolls 7.5 miles from the synagogue at 207 W. Broadway Avenue to the new Temple Beth-El location at 4900 Briarhaven Road. In this image, a group of people are in Forest Park during part of the march. The three people in the foreground are Sandra free (chair of the event), Steven Ginsberg holding a Torah (covered by terry-cloth covers that are white with a blue Jewish star), and Jeanne Ginsberg. Some of the other 300 congregants who participated are visible in the background.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Creation Date: August 13, 2000
Partner(s):
Beth-El Congregation Archives
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 8
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 13, 2000
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
August 13, 2000
Description:

Photograph of congregation members from Temple Beth-El in Fort Worth, Texas during the Torah march. The Torah march was organized to carry the six handwritten Torah scrolls 7.5 miles from the synagogue at 207 W. Broadway Avenue to the new Temple Beth-El location at 4900 Briarhaven Road. In this image, a group of people are in Forest Park during part of the march. The three people in the foreground are Sandra free (chair of the event), Steven Ginsberg holding a Torah (covered by terry-cloth covers that are white with a blue Jewish star), and Jeanne Ginsberg. Some of the other 300 congregants who participated are visible in the background.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col. ; 4 x 6 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): torahs | Judaism | Jewish community
Contributor(s):
  • Artisan : Cohen, Sarah Congregant, designed and sewed Torah covers.
Partner:
Beth-El Congregation Archives
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: BEA-PIX-TORMAR-CONBK-004
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth188550
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image