This photo was taken in Mannheim, Germany, some time in the mid-1930s.
My father is the cute little boy in the middle, sitting next to his brother.
The couple behind him are my grandparents.
Notice the traditional German Shabbos Lamp hanging in the corner.
I guess not much had changed since 1867, when Moritz Oppenheim painted this scene:
I sure do love succahs with pine needles.........