Tourist crowd the holy city of Jerusalem, Israel, after it is opened to visitors following the Six Day War of June 1967. Religious pilgrims walk on streets of the city. Thanksgiving ceremony held by Israelis. Dome of the Rock with the Temple Mount and city in the background. View of Mount of Olives and the Damascus Gate. People enter the 'Church of the Holy Sepulchre'. Men walk in religious clothing. Board reads 'Via Dolorosa'.
The UN General Assembly meeting goes on in New York City near time frame of Arab-Israeli Six Day War in June 1967. The Assembly rejects Russia's resolution to brand Israel the aggressor in the Middle East, while voiding the annexation of Jerusalem. A board shows names of voting countries. Three men on stage. Arab and Israeli military forces exchange fire across the Suez Canal, breaking temporary truce. Soldiers on tanks. A soldier looks through binoculars. Soldiers in truck. Truck drives off.
Six day war in middIe east ends as Israel and Syria agreed to observe a United Nations-mediated cease-fire. At the United Nations Security Council in the United States: Syrian Ambassador, Russian delegate Nikolay Prokofyevich Fedorenko, Israeli Ambassador Gideon Raphael state their points during the session. War scenes from the Six-day war: Burning buildings. Bodies lying on desert. Prisoners of war are taken by the Israeli troops. Prisoners walk with raised hands. Bullet holes in train and car. Damaged military vehicles on streets. Wounded soldiers are moved on stretchers to hospitals. Damaged UAR military vehicles along the Gaza Strip. Arabs under arrest. Egyptian prisoners of war. Empty offices with photo frames of President of Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser. UAR Commander General Abdul Hussein meets Israeli military leaders. He signs the cease-fire agreement. Israeli flag flutters in wind. In Bethlehem: Israeli troops on streets with tanks. Civilians watch the tanks. In Jerusalem: Tanks move through streets and enter city. Women weep. Jewish people on streets. Israeli troops enter the Old City. Defense Minister of Israel, Moshe Dayan with soldiers offers prayers at the Wailing Wall or Western Wall. Israeli troops march through the streets with weapons including some UZI submachine guns.
Israeli Arabs in a mosque in Jerusalem, Israel. They arrive at a mosque and wash their feet. They remove their shoes and enter the mosque for the first time in 20 years after the Israeli government opened the captured shrines for people of all faiths. Men pray at the mosque. Men enter the Mosque of Omar. Israeli Arab families reunite as they hug and greet each other.
Discussions on the Middle East crisis in the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York. Soviet Prime Minister Alexey Kosygin arrives by an airplane. He climbs down the stairs. His daughter Liudmila Gvishiani at the airport with her husband Dzherman Gvishiani. Kosygin speaks in the General Assembly of the United Nations about the Middle East and condemns the U.S. for allegedly encouraging Israel. U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson meets Australian Prime Minister Harold Edward Holt and his wife Zara Kate Dickens. He talks about the Middle East crisis days after the Six-day war, and urges Israeli-Arab negotiation with world cooperation. In the old city of Jerusalem, the dividing wall separating Jewish and Arab sections of the Holy City is demolished by bulldozers and religious orthodox Jews in a pilgrimage flock to the Wailing Wall or Western Wall.
Israelis offer prayers of joy and thanks during the Jewish New Year, in the holy city of Jerusalem, a few months after the Six-Day War. Jewish men and women touch the Wailing Wall and offer prayers. Huge crowd gathered to celebrate the Jewish New Year. They read from the holy books and pray. Some rubble visible from the demolition of the Moroccan Quarter for the Western Wall Plaza.