Manhattan is painted blue and white: after 3 years - the parade in support of Israel returns
The traditional demonstration will once again take place on Fifth Avenue under the slogan "We are all together."
The parade will be attended by ministers, including Ganz, MKs and members of Congress.
After the procession, the Minister of Defense will speak at the conference "A community that embraces bereaved families"
Sunday, 22 May 2022, 16:51 Updated: 19:26
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Live broadcast from the parade in support of Israel
A march in support of Israel held in New York.
June 2017 (Photo: Reuters)
The support march on Israel held in New York returns at this time (Sunday) to activity after three years in which it did not take place.
Tens of thousands of supporters are expected to participate in a parade that passes through Fifth Avenue in Manhattan under the slogan "We are all together."
The parade features ministers, right and left MKs, Republican members of Congress alongside Democrats, members of black churches from Brooklyn, the mayor of New York, singers and artists.
Defense Minister Bnei Gantz and Immigration and Absorption Minister Pnina Temano Shata are also present among the participants.
After the parade, Ganz is expected to speak at the "Community Embracing Bereaved Families" conference in New York, led by the Families, Commemoration and Heritage Department of the Ministry of Defense, the World Zionist Organization and the Jewish Agency, and with the participation of bereaved families and members of the Jewish community.
The Israel Support Parade has been held annually on Fifth Avenue in New York for 57 years, since 1965.
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March in support of New York.
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In December 2021, $ 1.7 million was raised in the United States to support wounded IDF soldiers and their families, as part of the annual fundraising event of the "One Heart" organization, which works to rehabilitate IDF wounded.
The ceremony, which took place in Manhattan, was attended by about 500 supporters, including several Israeli celebrities, who marked, among other things, ten years of the organization, which was established by Rabbi Uriel and Shavei Wiegler.
During the fundraising evening - which included lighting an eighth Hanukkah candle - prizes were awarded to 11 IDF wounded who arrived on a delegation to an event specifically from Israel, and will continue a ten-day tour of Jewish communities and campuses in New York City. "Fauda", including Michael Aloni, Moran Rosenblatt and Dr. and Mike Evans, a Christian Zionist known for his contributions to the country and singer Yaakov Shwekey.