The Sherman Grinberg Film Library: Israel & Palestine Footage

Pathe Newsreel, 10 November, 1952: The Funeral of Israeli President Chaim Weizmann


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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Pathé
Language: Silent
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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. Officers carry the coffin to the grave plot, and Mrs. Vera Weizmann, widow of the late president, lays a wreath at his grave.

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