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Symbolic Citrus: Israeli Jews Inspect Fruit for Sukkot

An unblemished citron is an important symbol during Sukkot rituals.
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man checks etrogs, citrus fruits, for blemishes at a synagogue in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood on Oct. 7, 2014.
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man checks etrogs, citrus fruits, for blemishes at a synagogue in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood on Oct. 7, 2014. RONEN ZVULUN / Reuters