National Geographic : 1938 Dec
BORN IN PALESTINE, TRAINED IN FARM DUTIES, THOUSANDS OF JEWISH BOYS ARE HAPPY IN THIS NATIONAL HOME Some colonies are composed entirely of children, whose time is divided between school and shop or garden work under the guidance of trained teachers from Europe. These boys are on their way to set out young trees. Photographs ©Orient by Kluger JEWISH SCHOOLGIRLS REVIVE AN OLD BIBLICAL CEREMONY IN THE FEAST OF THE TREE Each plants a saplingnear her school, village, orpublic park. Symbolic plays indicating the importance ofthe tree are performed; such dramas may include sacred recitations, anarboreal dance, and community singing.