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The funeral of the first President of the State of Israel, Dr. Chaim Weizmann, is being held at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot. President Weizmanns coffin is placed on a catafalque wrapped in the Israeli flag, as a crowd passes by the coffin, among the dignitaries arriving to the ceremony is Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion. Vera Weizmann, widow of the late president, lays a wreath at his grave. (Taken from the Sherman Grinberg Film Library)

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