Exterior group snapshot, student Barry Mishkin holding a rare miniature Torah, to his right Hillel Neuer. Standing behind, six unidentified Hebrew Academy students wearing prayer shawls and tefillin and partaking in a morning minyan outside the Soviet Consulate to draw attention to the lack of Jewish religious rights in the Soviet Union.
Exterior group snapshot, Unidentified men, women and children marching at night in the street holding tin foil torches and wearing badges that read "Freedom for Soviet Jews." Women at left wearing sashes with the names Sharansky and Mendelevic.
Label on verso: Howard Kay Photography / 5251 Lemieux / Montreal, Quebec H3W 2V1 / Tel: (514) 737-3827
Additional information: An estimated 2,000 persons attended the event, sponsored by the Canadian Jewish Congress' Yiddish Committee. Szlanger chose the festival as the first stop on her Northa American tour.