INTRODUCTION: Thousands of survivors of the Nazi extermination campaign against Jews during World War Two have met in Israel for the first time.
SV U.S. Envoy Habib arriving at news conference in Jerusalem
SV INTERIOR Habib and Menachem Begin seated with other officials (4 shots)
SV EXTERIOR Reporters and cameramen
CU PULL BACK SCU Begin talking
GV EXTERIOR People surrounding Wailing Wall in readiness for Holocaust commemoration
SV PULL BACK TO GV People with anti-Nazi placards PULL BACK TO crowd
CU Moon PULL BACK TO GV Begin speaking at rostrum
SV Candles burning
SV Begin speaking at rostrum as crowds watch (3 shots)
SPEECH ON FILM (TRANSCRIPT SEQ 4) BEGIN: "Well I always said to Mr. Habib publicly, it cannot go on for an indefinite time, and there is a consensus in Israel that all parties except the Communists that if the diplomatic way does not bring a positive result than Israel will have to deal with this problem by her own means and I will no mince words we will use the military means in order to get rid of these missiles which must not be in Lebanon."
SPEECH ON FILM (TRANSCRIPT SEQ 8) BEGIN: "(Indecipherable) The one country destined to be the national world of the Jewish people called Palestine. Promised to the Jewish people by God and men. Remember the Holocaust should be a reason of guilty by painting God in the divine providence. Six hundred thousand Jews only in this country facing a mighty empire with the last vestige of our strength to fight the war of liberation and with God's help will it and raise our prayer amongst the prayers of all nations from the depths of the pit to the peak of independence.... all those of divine providence the miracle of miracles throughout human history the wonder of Gods in the annals of mankind. So believe, believe my friend, my brothers and sisters otherwise you wouldn't have been saved all of u would have been there."
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Background: INTRODUCTION: Thousands of survivors of the Nazi extermination campaign against Jews during World War Two have met in Israel for the first time. More than 6,000 people from 23 countries attended the re-union of "Holocaust" survivors along with many of their children. The climax of the four day gathering came with a dramatic march to be the Wailing Wall in the old City of Jerusalem where Israeli Premier Menachem Begin spoke to a crowd of more than 5,000. Earlier, Mr. Begin met U.S. Envoy Philip Habib and gave a boost to his stalled Middle East shuttle diplomacy on Lebanon.
SYNOPSIS: Mr. Begin said he would give the American mediator "all the time necessary" to accomplish his mission. After a two hour meeting i Jerusalem the Israeli Premier told Mr. Habib that he wished him every success with his efforts. But he warned that he had only a few more days to persuade Syria to remove its anti-aircraft missiles from Lebanon. Mr. Habib has been shuttling between Damascus and Jerusalem in his peace mission. After the meeting Mr. Begin spoke to newsmen.
The ceremony at the Wailing Wall was a moving occasion for those thousands of Jews who survived the concentration camps of 40 years ago. They walked at sunset through the Biblical streets of the Old City to the Wall. The six thousand then lighted candles to the memory of the six million who had been killed. It was na emotional moment as Premier Begin spoke.