Flag of newly recognised state of Israel hoisted in Rome.
Title reads 'Roma'.
LS. Jews on lorry, cheering. LS. Closed lorry. LS. Rabbi of Rome, Mr Prate arrives outside Consulate of Israel. CU. Haidassa Lewit hoisting the flag. CU. Jewish children watching the flag being hoisted. MS. Flag of newly recognised State if Israel at mast head. LS. Crowd clapping. SCU. Crowd clapping. CU. Banner "Viva Italia Viva Israel" CU. Rabbi Prate reading the Old Israel blessing. LS. Crowd. SCU. Rabbi and friends drinking a toast.
Date found in the old record - 21/02/1949. Italian voiceover.