by the Forward

New York's Pro-Israel March Draws 100,000

More than 100,000 people attended an annual pro-Israel march in New York City.

Sunday’s Salute to Israel parade, which honored the city of Tel Aviv’s 100th anniversary, was attended by the parents of kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who were welcomed by the parade’s Grand Marshall, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

The march down Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue was also led by N.Y. Gov. David Paterson, Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon, and Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai.

This story "New York's Pro-Israel March Draws 100,000" was written by JTA.


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