The Sherman Grinberg Film Library: Israel & Palestine Footage

Paramount Newsreel, 23 April, 1950: Israel Marks Its Second Independence Day

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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Paramount
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Israel marks its second Independence Day, and celebrations are held at various locations. A military parade passes on King George Street in Jerusalem, at the reviewing stand are seen President Chaim Weizmann, Prime Minister and Defense Minister David Ben-Gurion, and Chief of Staff Yigael Yadin. Afterwards the Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and his wife Paula arrive at the Jerusalem Wohl Rose Park, where a festive event is held for dignitaries, and an orchestra plays for the guests.

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