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Israel parade in NY drew 100,000, broke records, UJA Federation says

Federal, state and local officials attended the event, as did Eden Golan, Israel’s Eurovision star.

Eden Golan, Israel’s Eurovision star, at the Israel Day on Fifth parade on June 2, 2024. Credit: Shulamit, courtesy of UJA.
Eden Golan, Israel’s Eurovision star, at the Israel Day on Fifth parade on June 2, 2024. Credit: Shulamit, courtesy of UJA.

The Israel Day on Fifth parade in New York City on Sunday drew more than 100,000 attendees, “breaking all previous records,” the UJA-Federation of New York stated on Monday.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-N.Y.), city mayor Eric Adams and state attorney general Letitia James also attended the annual event, “demonstrating their love and support for Israel, its people and its culture,” per the UJA Federation.

Eden Golan, Israel’s Eurovision star, joined UJA’s float at the parade.

Hochul Israel parade
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul at the Israel Day on Fifth parade on June 2, 2024. Credit: Shulamit, courtesy of UJA.
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