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Feast of Shavuot
Kibuts Gan Shmuel (Israel)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1985
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7902
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1276 (former)
Folk dancing -- Israel
Pageants -- Israel
Dance -- Israel
two-dimensional moving image
Presented by Kibbutz Gan Shmuel [and?] C.A.T.V. Recorded in Israel in 1985. Readings and songs in Hebrew; titles in English at beginning and end.
Performed by the Kibbutz Gan Shmuel.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Acquisition: Gift; Kibbutz Gan Shmuel. NN-PD
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (PAL) (38 min.) :sd., col.
Celebration of the feast of Shavuot, the ceremony of the first fruits. In an outdoor pageant, the members of the kibbutz bring forward offerings of agricultural produce, fish, and livestock. These offerings are interspersed with verse readings by a man and woman, and dances by small groups of women and children. The ceremony closes with dances by a large mixed group. For an English translation of the verses, see *MGZR Television. Feast of Shavuot.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906003645-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168223
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f9ecd660-804b-0135-1008-4dcba72f3ae0
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Item timeline of events

  • 1985: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Feast of Shavuot" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Feast of Shavuot" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1985). Feast of Shavuot Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Feast of Shavuot