• Short Summary

    MARTYRS AND HEROES REMEMBRANCE DAY WAS OBSERVED THROUGHOUT ISRAEL LAST TUESDAY (15 APRIL). THROUGHOUT THE?

  • Description

    MARTYRS AND HEROES REMEMBRANCE DAY WAS OBSERVED THROUGHOUT ISRAEL LAST TUESDAY (15 APRIL). THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY THERE WERE LARGE GATHERINGS AND SPECIAL MEMORIAL SERVICES.

    IN TEL AVIV, THE SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE TREBLINKA MEMORIAL AND CEMETERY, WHERE THOUSANDS CAME TO PAY THEIR RESPECTS AND PARTICIPATE IN PUBLIC PRAYERS. THE MEMORIAL IS BUILT LIKE A CREMATORIUM AND A CHIMNEY AT ITS TOP SMOKES WHEN A FIRE IS LIT INSIDE.

    RABBI FRANKEL, WHO CONDUCTED THE MEMORIAL SERVICE, STRESSED THAT THE LESSON OF THE HOLOCAUST WAS THE RIGHT OF THE JEWS TO EXIST. THE BASE OF THE MEMORIAL HOLDS PART OF THE DOOR OF THE TREBLINKA CREMATORIUM, THROUGH WHICH 800,000 JEWS PASSED TO THEIR DEATHS DURING WORLD WAR TWO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5R8C183WNR8A5R7R9VYWXWQMJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5R8C183WNR8A5R7R9VYWXWQMJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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