Carmel Newsreel II-010, December 25, 1948

The 70th Anniversary of Petah Tikva

1948
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The old homes of Petah Tikva. A horse and carriage in the yard. Cars in the streets of Petah Tikva. Boulevards with trees. Families in city parks. School children carrying wreaths. Ceremonial unveiling of a memorial to fallen soldiers. Memorial to Sender Hadad, one of the citys fallen. Youths walking to the ceremonial field. Troops of soldiers marching in the street. Ben Gurion and Chief of Staff Yaakov Dori arrive at the ceremony. Raising the flag. Mayor Yitzhak Rashish speaks. Ben Gurion speaks. Avraham Shapira near a tree. A child playing near a tree. The houses of Petah Tikva. A man wearing tallit katan and plowing a field with a horse. The armed Arab guards of Petah Tikva on horseback. Men praying. Chopping wood. Interior of factory during working hours. Workers sorting oranges, oranges on a conveyor belt, packaging the fruit for shipment.

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