National Geographic : 1927 Dec
ONE CROWDED CUBBYHOLE IN JERUSALEM'S CITY-WIDE DEPARTMENT STORE An oriental bazaar is a one-story department store extending over many blocks, with numerous owners. The city streets correspond to aisles, along which similar goods are offered by competing merchants. The shopper will find silks along one street, jewelry along another, and so on. HIS EMINENCE ABRAHAM ISAAC KUK, CHIEF RABBI OFTHE ASHKENAZIC COMMUNITY The Ashkenazic, or German, Jews arefrom Russia, Poland, Rumania, and Germany and their language isYiddish. Isaac Ben Solomon Luria, one of their early leaders,had ashismorning prayer: "OGod, grant that throughout this day I may beable tolove myneighbor asmyself."