Carmel Newsreel II-269, November 1958

The Torch Race and Menorah Lighting at Yad Chaim Weizmann

5 Minutes, 1958
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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
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A torch race and menorah lighting at Yad Chaim Weizmann. Maccabi Hatzair youth movement members climb a hill near the Maccabean Graves in the Ben Shemen Forest. The Israeli flag is raised on a mast and a torch is delivered to the first runner. The torch race begins, a police car escorts the runners who pass the torch between them until reaching Rehovot. The last runner enters the Chaim Weizmann Memorial. Vera Weizman lights a menorah with a candle lit by the torch.

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