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546, CH/059/0177
Community History Collection

Speaker: Louis, Jeffrey, - , Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: Cutting, Angela, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Describes Jewish festivals, mentioning Passover, Pentecost, New Year, and Yom Kippur. Details Yom Kippur, commenting on fasting, and Tabernacles. Mentions the three strands of Judaism, describing the Festival of the Rejoicing of the Law. Describes Passover preparations, the difficulties with food and what can and can not be eaten, where to get kosher food in Leicester. Mentions other food such as Purim and Gefilte fish. Mentions the Sabbath. Describes smaller festivals such as Hanukkah. Describes how customs are observed at festivals, the Jewish calendar is calculated, and religious observance can vary. Comments on growth of young people observing festivals.
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Marital Status: , Children:
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1990s,
Language: English

Recording Date: 6/7/1993
Playing time: 45 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: CHCL
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
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