Carmel Newsreel I-230 March-April, 1945

Palestines Rabbinate Announces a Day of Fasting and Mourning

1 Minute, 1945
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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

The Rabbinate of the Land of Israel announces a day of mourning and fasting following the events of the Holocaust. The ceremony was held in the Hurva Synagogue in Jerusalem. A large crowd gathers at the entrance and in the synagogue area. Chief Rabbis Ben-Zion Meir Chai Uziel and Isaac Herzog open the Holy Ark and the audience sits on the floor as a sign of mourning. Rabbi Uziel goes up to the stage and reads the declaration of the day of mourning. The congregation is leaving the synagogue.

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