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Redemption rites
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes. Original photograph has stains on the left side of the picture.
Photograph caption dated October 9, 1950 reads "Jewish ceremony of Pid-yon-haben (redemption of first born son) is held at home of Mr. and Mrs. Don Stein in San Fernando. Jewish tradition says if first born to couple is a boy, it belongs to God and must be bought back by father within 30 days of birth or becomes God's child. Don Stein, left, gives Norris Kates, right, five silver dollars for newborn son held by its grandfather, Norris Stein, second from right. Rabbi Lazarus Axelrod, second from left, officiates."
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 11 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Men--California--San Fernando
Jewish men--California--San Fernando
Infants--California--San Fernando
Fathers and sons--California--San Fernando
Grandfathers--California--San Fernando
Rabbis--California--San Fernando
Redemption of the first-born
Judaism--Customs and practices
Rites and ceremonies--California--San Fernando
Yarmulkes--California--San Fernando Valley
Dollar, American (Coin)
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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