Yoman Geva 440, 1969

Rally in Support of Soviet Jews in Tel Aviv

1969
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Some 300 people demonstrate in Tel Aviv in support of permitting the Aliyah of Refusnik Soviet Jews. The demonstration convenes in HaKnesset Square, and then demonstrators march along Hayarkon Street in front of the embassies of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Finland. The demonstration is organized by the Gahal Party, and its leaders march in the front row, among them Knesset Members Aryeh Ben Eliezer and Yosef Kremerman. Young members of the Herut and Beitar youth movements also participate in the rally. Protesters distribute petitions to foreign embassies representatives.

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