New York City celebrates Israel in a big way

Tens of thousands of New Yorkers march to celebrate Israel
by Haley Cohen
June 4, 2019

Tens of thousands of Israel supporters gathered in Manhattan on Sunday for the 55th annual Celebrate Israel Parade – the largest celebration of Israel in the world. Beginning on Fifth Avenue and 57th Street and making their way up to 75th Street, marchers embraced this year’s theme of “Only in Israel” from the 1970s Hebrew classic “Rak B’Yisrael.” The parade, which began in 1965, has been organized by the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of New York since 2011. Around 40,000 participants took part in this year’s eventREAD MORE

Parade included this performance from New York’s all-Yiddish production of Fiddler on the Roof

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