Yoman Geva 352, 1965

Torch Relay and Pupils Parade on Hanukkah

1965
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At the Maccabees Tombs near Modiin, Maccabi Hatzair youth movement members light torches and carry them across the country in a Hanukkah relay race. Upon the runners arrival at the Presidents House in Jerusalem, President of Israel Zalman Shazar lights the third Hanukkah candle with one of the torches. In Tel Aviv, five hundred elementary school students participate in a torch parade.
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