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June 6, 2016 9:51 am

Thousands Attend ‘Celebrate Israel Parade’ in New York City Despite Heavy Rain

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A scene at the Celebrate Israel Parade, which took place along Fifth Avenue in New York City. Photo: Twitter.

A scene at the Celebrate Israel Parade, which took place along Fifth Avenue in New York City. Photo: Twitter.

Thousands of people armed with plastic ponchos and umbrellas gathered along Fifth Avenue to defy the heavy rain and watch the 52nd Celebrate Israel Parade on Sunday, New Yorkers’ annual tribute to the Jewish state.

“Our support for Israel doesn’t stop for the rain,” 18-year-old Allison Abrahams said as she marched holding a “NY loves Israel” sign.

Read full story at The Jerusalem Post.

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