A Jewish university in Jerusalem, Palestine. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Director of the Library Professor G. Weil seated at a desk with other professors. He works with them, exchanges ideas and finally tells them the result of his research. A portrait of David Wolffsohn, the second president of the World Zionist Organization, on a wall. Professor G. Weil writes the proposed word and submits it to his colleagues. His colleagues examine and approve the word. A professor of mathematics shows a manuscript page on relativity to his pupils. The professor takes the page out of the case in which it was kept and shows it to his students. The manuscript page has the signature of Albert Einstein.
Nabi Musa(Tomb of Prophet Moses) South of Jericho and East of Jerusalem in the Judean wilderness. Visitors mingling at the entrance. Pilgrims massed in courtyard during annual pilgrimage. A uniformed band of musicians in their midst. Flags of prophets being carried. Scene shifts to the Mosque of Omar(Tomb of the Rock) in Jerusalem, where pilgrims are gathering. A procession begins to form with five pilgrims carrying Prophet's flags.
A Jewish university in Jerusalem, Palestine. The office of Professor L. A. Mayer who is the Rector of the University. Mayer is the Professor of Art and Archeology in the Middle East. Administrator of the University Dr. D. W. Senator and Registrar Mr. Ibn Sahaw arrive in the office to confer with the rector. The Rector talks to the Administrator.
A Jewish university in Jerusalem, Palestine. Interior of a class room. The class is in a physics course. Students seated in chairs listen to a professor. They take notes. The professor delivers the lecture and writes on a blackboard. A professor with students in a building. The students listen to the professor and look at a model.
A Jewish university in Jerusalem, Palestine. A cancer research laboratory. Girls examine pieces of cancerous tissues. One of the girl is seated in front of a microtome. She cuts a bit of a tissue and prepares it for microscopic examination. Another girl comes in with bits of tissue which are to be examined. The girl seated in front of the microtome. A girl examines a tissue under a microscope. Students enter the laboratory dedicated to Dr Chaim Weizmann.
Late 1930s and early 1940s life in Jerusalem, Palestine. Views from 1917 era as British military patrol under British Army General Edmund Allenby advances in military trucks up the plains from Gaza. Arab forces riding on camels. The Arabs move in support. Jerusalem is captured by the British in 1917. British men in the city. An aerial view of late 1930s and approximately 1940 "new" Jerusalem contrasting the ancient parts of the city and new building. Narrator descriptions and visual portrayals of nationalism among Jewish and Arab residents in Jerusalem. Jewish men construct what the narrator terms as "a typical Zionist house just going up" Jewish civilians walking on the streets including one woman pushing a baby carriage. Cars move on a street and a view of a bus moving up Queen Mary Avenue. Jewish residents at a beach of Tel Aviv. They enjoy the water and dance the hora at the water's edge. A British man teaches an Arabic farmer the modern methods of agriculture. Men harvest food grains with a harvester. Arab boys in a class get a proper education "as in Europe." Palestinian girls in dresses play a game of basketball. The ex mayor of Jerusalem Hussein al-Khalidi in the center and other people around him.