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Manya and Her Father

On a Saturday, Manya and Simon Sher go for a walk on the main street of Czestochowa. On ShabbosShabbos: the Sabbath, the weekly holiday that commemorates the day of rest that God took after creating the world in six days. Shabbos begins at sundown on Friday night with the lighting of candles, the blessing of wine and the saying of prayers. Afterwards a festive meal is eaten. Shabbos ends with nightfall on Saturday. No work can be performed, and the day is to be spent in rest and prayer. Source: Binyomin Kaplan. the Sher’s would dress in their best clothes to go to synagogue and go walking afterwards. Street photographers would take portraits of the passersby on speculation and attempt to sell them later.

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