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Holy Land Abraham to Allenby – Zionist life
The Great War, WWI, brought the Holy Land back into contemporary history. Allenby's WWI military vehicles moving across the plains from Gaza. Arab Calvary riding camels. Jerusalem is captured by the British in 1917. Aerial view of Jerusalem in 1940. Shows typical Zionist house being built and typical Zionist in Jerusalem. Bus moves up Queen Mary Avenue. Beach scene in Tel Aviv. Jewish residents dancing on the beach. British shows Arab farmer modern methods of farming. Arab boy in an educational class. Palestinian girls in dresses play basketball. Shows ex Mayor of Jerusalem Hussein al-Khalidi in the center of group of Arab men. Aerial view of the Zionist colony Nahalal where every farmer has his own backyard. Farmer with cows in backyard. The family of a farmer seated around a table eating a meal. Farmer washing dishes, wife milking a cow. At the center of the Colony is a milk plant where milk is sold to all of the farmers in the Colony. The farmers and their families provide all of the labor for the Co-op. Shows a communal colony or Kibbutz where the people live in temporary type shelters behind high walls due to conflict with the Arabs. Shows the communal Geva colony where the standard of living is very high. Children in a nursery. Work is shared equally by men and women. Members of the Kibbutz planning communal work activities. Soldiers stand guard with guns. Shows the former Mufti of Jerusalem seated at a desk. Shows the Holy Fire ceremony in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. People stampede in an effort to light a candle from the holy fire. Shows the Garden of Gethsemane.