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Synagogue in Russia, Jews praying

Film | Accession Number: 2014.534 | RG Number: RG-60.1824 | Film ID: 4167

A crowd of people. A woman places something into a man’s palm. The crowd continues to move around. Men and women exit a building en masse. A group of men stand together listening to something. Men and women exit a building (synagogue?). Four men and one woman stand still, looking at the camera. A young boy smiles at the camera, and then a bearded man. People keep walking past, some look up and smile at the camera. Others just glance. Some stop and stare. Men exit a building, some wearing prayer shawls. Stained glass eight-point star above the doorway. Four women and one man sit on a bench and stare at the camera. Multiple different shots of people of all ages looking at the camera, all in the same area. Another man wearing a tallit (Jewish prayer shawl). Two men exit a building, the first is wearing a tallit and holding what is presumably a prayer book. Two other men in prayer shawls walk down the street. Many people exit a building through two wide open doors. 01:10:48 A sign in Hebrew is posted on the side of a building. People gather outside of a building entrance with a classical style façade (presumably a municipal building), waiting to enter. 01:11:25 Men sitting wearing Jewish prayer shawls. More people standing around, other sitting on the curb. People walking up the street.

Event:  1934
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Peter Gessner
Record last modified: 2020-02-04 10:39:18
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