[Photograph of the Torah March]

Description:

Photograph of congregation members from Temple Beth-El in Fort Worth, Texas during the Torah March including a color guard from Jewish War Veterans Martin Hochster Post #755 who led the final stretch. The Torah march was organized to carry the six handwritten Torah scrolls 7.5 miles from the old synagogue at 207 W Broadway Avenue to the new Temple Beth-El at 4900 Briarhaven Road. In this photograph, the color guard includes (from left to right) Ted Hoffman carrying the American flag, George Seff with the Lone Star flag, Gary Baum carrying the post banner, and Zac Shlachter, a teen in the congregation's youth group.

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: 10
Past 30 days: 0
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 including a color guard from Jewish War Veterans Martin Hochster Post #755 who led the final stretch. The Torah march was organized to carry the six handwritten Torah scrolls 7.5 miles from the old synagogue at 207 W Broadway Avenue to the new Temple Beth-El at 4900 Briarhaven Road. In this photograph, the color guard includes (from left to right) Ted Hoffman carrying the American flag, George Seff with the Lone Star flag, Gary Baum carrying the post banner, and Zac Shlachter, a teen in the congregation's youth group.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 13 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Judaism | Jewish community | torahs
Partner:
Beth-El Congregation Archives
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: BEA-PIX-TORMAR-CONBK-005
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth188551
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image