Carmel Newsreel II-263, September 21, 1958

Special Newsreel Dedicated to the Years Event Summary in Israel

4 Minutes, 1958
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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
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A special Carmel-Herzliyah newsreel summarizing the years events in Israel. Oath of President Yitzhak Ben Zvi for his second term. Drying the Hula swamps. Opening a new train line to the new city Kiryat Gat. Paving a new road to Eilat. Opening of the fifth Maccabia in Ramat Gan stadium. An international soccer tournament between Israel, Cyprus, Wales and France. A four-day IDF march to Jerusalem. An El Al flight to Bristol, England. Opening of Heichal HaTarbut (Charles Bronfman Auditorium) in Tel Aviv with a concert led by the conductor Leonard Bernstein. Opening international relations with Ghana and West African delegates. Chaim Laskov becomes Chief of Staff. Commemoration of memorial day. An IDF military parade in Jerusalem on Independence Day. A ceremony at the Givat Ram Hebrew University campus in Jerusalem, at the presence of David Ben Gurion and Yitzhak Ben Zvi. Israel Independence Day in Ramat Gan with formation exercises by atheletes. A paratroops display for Independence Day. Gadna youth perform calisthenics on a field. Presentation of the new Vantour II Israeli Air Force planes. Ben Gurion pins insignia on five new Chiefs of Staff, at the presence of Yaakov Dori, Moshe Dayan, Yigael Yadin and Mordechai Maklef. The tenth anniversary exhibition at Binyanei Hauma. A beauty queen competition, as well as water and stewardess queen competitions. A folk dancing conference at Kibbutz Dalia. A scouts course graduation at the Carmel Mountains. The presidents returns from meetings in Belgium and Holland. Foreign Affairs Minister Golda Meir departs for official state meetings in Europe. The investigation of the Shata Prison escape followed by a prisoner testimony in court. The International Bible Contest at the presence of Ben Gurion, with winning Israeli contestant Amos Hacham.

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