Carmel Newsreel II-146 APRIL 23, 1954

President Ben Zvi Visits Holon

1954
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President Yitzhak Ben Zvi and his wife Rachel Yanait Ben Zvi arrive in Holon for an official visit. An honor guard and an audience welcomes the couple on a main street of Holon. Children wave flags at the presidential couple. The president walks with his entourage accompanied by Carmel Yosef. The crowd applauds the president. Ben Zvi and his entourage continue to the Holon immigrant transit camp. Industrialist Arieh Shenkar and the president tour the citys industrial zone. The president visits the Ludzia textile factory and the Chamat silver factory. Factory workers applaud the president. Ben Zvi tours a silver factory and is presented with cutlery. The presidential couple continue to a ceremony at city hall in the presense of Holon Mayor Pinchas Eylon. Guests greet the president and the mayor speaks. The mayor awards Ben Zvi with an honorary Holon citizen award.

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