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Grade Level: JK-Gr3
Producer: Zayer Shane
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 5 mins
Country of Origin: Canada
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 2000
Available in French: No

Earlier in this century, an arranged marriage takes place in rural Eastern Europe. Fleeing the threat of war, the young bride and groom arrive in Canada, establish a new life together, and hand down their traditions to the generations that follow. The story is told in pantomime to the strains of an old Yiddish folk song. A transcript of the song, in English and Yiddish, is available.