The Nathan Axelrod Newsreel Collection

Moledet Newsreel [001]: Zina Dizengoff's Funeral

5 Minutes, 1930
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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
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Short movie part of the Moledet Newsreel collection, directed by Nathan Axelrod captures a poignant historical moment, offering a glimpse into the funeral of Zina Dizengoff, the wife of Tel Aviv Mayor Meir Dizengoff, who passed away at the age of 58 on February 23, 1930. This segment, complemented by subtitles, chronicles the event. A vast crowd of mourners, including institutional and organizational representatives, with Mayor Meir Dizengoff himself among them. Tel Aviv’s Deputy Mayor delivers a speech at City Hall and the journey concludes at Trumpeldor Street Cemetery, marked by eulogies and the laying of wreaths, shedding light on Zina and Meir’s esteemed position among the residents of Tel Aviv in Israel during that era.

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