Carmel Newsreel II-036, December 24, 1949

Ingathering the Exiles Ceremony Aboard the SS Artza, Marking the Second Millionth Jewish Citizen

1 Minute, 1949
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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
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The ship SS Artza arrives at Haifa Port decorated with flags. A boat with guests approaches the ship. The ships captain holds a Torah scroll on deck. Guests board the ship. A ceremony takes place with several speeches. The captain receives an Israeli flag. Rabbi Yitzhak Herzog speaks to the crowd, Rabbi Ben Zion Meir Chai Uziel sitting beside him. Military Rabbi Shlomo Goren blows a shofar and the guests salute to the flag.

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