THAT'S THE SPIRIT - SYNAGOGUE

Cantor Ernest Levy of the Giffnock and Newlands Synagogue talks about Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. (clip - full length available onsite)

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Subjects:

  • Religion

Genres:

  • Television documentary

Decade:

  • 1980s

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Title: THAT'S THE SPIRIT - SYNAGOGUE

Reference number: T2315

Date: 1980

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 13.00 mins

Description: Insight into a Scottish synagogue and observances at the time of Yom Kippur. Interview with Cantor of Giffnock and Newlands Congregation, Reverend Ernest Levy.

Shotlist: STV logo (0.08) c/u plants in bloom (0.46) leader (0.56) ext. Scottish synagogue (1.01) int. synagogue, man in clerical collar walks towards to camera (1.13) unid. cleric speaks to camera about covering his head as a sign of humility, and to find out about the Jewish New Year (1.52) iv Synagogue Cantor, Reverend Ernest Levy (2.52) Holy Ark behind the synagogue altar, Cantor in white vestments and prayer shawl carrying it and singing. Gvs int. synagogue as other man in white vestments singing from scroll (6.03) iv Reverend Ernest Levy 6.22) Cantor sings, while other celebrant blows a ram's horn [shofar] (6.36) cleric talking to camera (6.44) elderly man talking to camera (7.36) Reverend Ernest Levy talking to camera about the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur (8.23) Cantor sings (9.18) Reverend Ernest Levy talking to camera (10.07) leader (10.18) Cantor sings (13.00)