Carmel Newsreel II-023 July 2, 1949

Bringing Ashes of 200,000 Austrian Holocaust Victims to Burial in Israel

1 Minute, 1949
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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

A large crowd gathers near an airplane at Lod Airport, including rabbinate members, government representatives, Ministry of Religious Affairs representatives and the Military Rabbi. A group of rabbis gathers around a coffin draped with the Israeli flag and recite a prayer. The coffin is transported on a military jeep. Images from Nazi concentration camps. A procession passes with the coffin through Rechovot. President Chaim Weizmann, Vera Weizmann and David Arnon are present. A large crowd around the truck carries the coffin.

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