Carmel Newsreel II-265, October 16, 1958

Cornerstone Laying for the New Knesset Building in Jerusalem

1 Minute, 1958
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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

A cornerstone laying ceremony for the New Knesset building in Jerusalem at an official ceremony. Prime Minister David Ben Gurion and his wife Paula Ben Gurion are present, as well as Dorothy de Rothschild, Knesset members, public figures, politicians and religious leaders. A large crowd is present. President Yitzhak Ben Zvi delivers a speech. The guests sign the foundation scroll and Mrs. de Rothschild places it in the cornerstone foundations.

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