Carmel Newsreel II-156, August 21, 1954

Tenth Anniversary of Berl Katznelsons Death

5 Minutes, 1954
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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Stages in the life of Berl Katznelson to mark a decade since his death. Photographs of Katznelson. Newspaper headlines from Haaretz, Davar and Haboker announcing his death. Katznelson funeral procession on the streets of Tel Aviv, attended by thousands, including David Ben Gurion and his wife Paula. The journey continues to the settlement Kinneret by the Sea of Galilee. A ceremony in the presence of a large crowd, community dignitaries and family members, including Leah and Teibel Reisel Katznelson. David Ben Gurion sits hunched by the tomb. A young couple lays a flower bouquet on the gravestone. Photographs of Katznelson as a young man. The first edition of Davar newspaper which he edited and contributed to. A group photo from WWI of the Jewish Legion. Books written by Katznelson such as Contras magazine and the Achdut Haavoda magazine. Journalists exit the Davar Building in Tel Aviv, among them Katznelson and Moshe Beilinson. A book exhibition organized by Katznelson. His home at the Kinneret settlement. Katznelson speaks at a May Day rally. Volunteers and Plugot Hasade troops build a building in a wall and tower settlement. The group sits and sings, including Davar editor Avraham Herzfeld and Yitzchak Yatziv. Volunteer battalions march in the streets. New immigrants on ships arriving in Israel. A view of Beit Berl College, where students walk on lawns on the backdrop background of the college buildings. Students sit by a photograph of Katznelson and read a book. A sculpture of Katznelson is presented.

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