2009 Supporters of Israel came out in force for the annual Salute to Israel parade up Fifth Avenue.This year's parade celebrated the birth of the Jewish state in 1948 and also the 100th birthday of the city of Tel Aviv. Am Yisrael Chai!!
The excitement and beauty ...the joy was everywhere.
Click thumbnail for complete album of the parade:
Some pictures before the parade reveals the usual anti-Israel Leftist's the vile Revolution Muslims and the unfortunate Neturei Karta ...
BTW- The Brigade passed through Times Square (Bloomberg's Folly) and saw the glut of tourists that now CLOG midtown
sitting on those ubiquitous lawn chairs and considered...is this a possible explanation for the QUIET, rather pedestrian-free Fifth Avenue we had noticed as we left the parade in the 50's. Fifth Avenue in the 40's was like a ghost-town. Gee.... Thanks fer nothin', Mr. Mayor.