09/30/07: Bill Shafton, with his 2-year-old daughter, Maya, pick fresh beats at Tanaka Farms in Irvine, as part of a field trip to teach the kindergarden class of Temple Israel in Long Beach and their siblings about the holiday, Sukkot on Sunday, September 30, 2007. Sukkot has two significance: historical and agricultural. Historically, Sukkot commemorates the forty-year period during which the children of Israel were wandering in the desert, living in temporary shelters. Agriculturally, Sukkot is considered a harvest festival.
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