Carmel Newsreel II-018, April 30, 1949

One Year Anniversary for Liberation of Tiberias

1 Minute, 1949
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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
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A convey of cars passes through a decorated gate in Tiberius. A crowd gathers for a ceremony at the grave of Rabbi Akiva. Among the speakers are Tiberius Deputy Mayor Tiberius Moshe Tzahar (Weiss), Interior Minister Moshe Shapira and IDF Chief of Staff Yaakov Dori. Among the participants in a cornerstone laying ceremony are Jewish National Fund representative Avraham Kamini, Moshe Shapira and army commanders accompanied by gun salute. Crowds stand on balconies and rooftops to observe the ceremony. Prime Minister David Ben Gurion passes through the crowd, ascends the stage and salutes. Soldiers stand at attention as the Israeli flag is raised. The crowd, guests and soldiers salute. A military parade marches through the streets of Tiberius.

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