Carmel Newsreel II-020 May 21, 1949

Celebrating Lag BOmer on Mount Meiron in Liberated Safed

1 Minute, 1949
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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
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Soldiers escort a delegation of dignitaries up a mountain and through a gate. Residents on rooftops applaud them. Among the dignitaries are Safed Mayor Moshe Pedatzur and the Minister of Religious Affairs Rabbi Yehuda Leib (Fishman) Maimon. An audience salutes the flag being raised by soldiers. Military Rabbi Shlomo Goren and another speaker address the audience. A tree planting ceremony. The military unit which captured Mount Meiron dances with a Torah scroll. People gather in the streets of Safed. A decorated balcony with seated dignitaries, including Pedatzur and Rabbi Maimon. A military line-up with a flag on the backdrop of the Old City. Rabbi Maimon addresses the audience. A military parade lead by a jeep with the Seventh Brigade flag. A military tent with a flag on a mountain top. Visitors climb to the mountain. A convoy of vehicles reaches Mount Meiron on the background of the Safed area.

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