Yoman Carmel Herzeliyya 444, 1965

Opening of 7th Maccabiah

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The opening ceremony of the 7th Maccabiah is held at Ramat Gan Stadium. President of Israel Zalman Shazar enters the stadium in a car and announces the opening of the Maccabiah. Delegations of athletes from 27 countries march on the tracks, and a torchbearer lights a large flame. Finally, 1200 Maccabi Hatzair youth movement members perform a gymnastics show and fly balloons to the sky.

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