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Folks lined Fifth Avenue in Manhattan to watch the Celebrate Israel Parade. (June 2, 2013)

Celebrate Israel parade 2013

More than 30,000 marchers, with 17 bands, 30 floats and several mayoral candidates marched up Fifth Avenue in Manhattan during the Celebrate Israel parade, also known as the Israel Day parade. (June 2, 2013)

More than 30,000 marchers and 17 bands walked
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More than 30,000 marchers and 17 bands walked with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the city's mayoral candidates during the Israel Day Parade - including City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and former congressman Anthony Weiner. (June 2, 2013)

New York Senator Chuck Schumer walks up 5th
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New York Senator Chuck Schumer walks up 5th Avenue during the Celebrate Israel Parade in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

New York Congressman Charles Rangel from the 13th
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New York Congressman Charles Rangel from the 13th Congressional District photographed along 5th Avenue in Manhattan during the Celebrate Israel Parade. (June 2, 2013)

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Talia Friedman of Teaneck New Jersey took part
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Talia Friedman of Teaneck New Jersey took part in the Celebrate Israel Parade along 5th Avenue in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

Sheila Liebtag, who teaches history in Hewlett joined
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Sheila Liebtag, who teaches history in Hewlett joined the tens of thousands that took part in the Celebrate Israel Parade along 5th Avenue in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

A scene from the Celebrate Israel Parade along
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A scene from the Celebrate Israel Parade along 5th Avenue in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

Lance Hirt (46) of the Hebrew Academy of
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Lance Hirt (46) of the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach and his daughter Ella (2) walk along 5th Avenue in Manhattan during the Celebrate Israel Parade. (June 2, 2013)

A performer on stilts walks along 5th Avenue
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A performer on stilts walks along 5th Avenue in Manhattan during the Celebrate Israel Parade. (June 2, 2013)

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A scene from the Celebrate Israel Parade along
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A scene from the Celebrate Israel Parade along 5th Avenue in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

Spectators watch as more than 30,000 marchers and
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Spectators watch as more than 30,000 marchers and 17 bands walked with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the city's mayoral candidates - including City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and former congressman Anthony Weiner for the Israel Day Parade. (June 2, 2013)

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo greets Congressman
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New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo greets Congressman Charles Rangle during the Celebrate Israel Parade in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

A float filled with enthusiastic Jewish Americans makes
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A float filled with enthusiastic Jewish Americans makes its way along 5th Avenue in Manhattan during the Celebrate Israel Parade. (June 2, 2013)

Flags are waved during the Celebrate Israel Parade
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Flags are waved during the Celebrate Israel Parade along 5th Avenue in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

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A scene from the Celebrate Israel Parade along
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A scene from the Celebrate Israel Parade along 5th Avenue in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

A scene from Celebrate Israel Parade along 5th
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A scene from Celebrate Israel Parade along 5th Avenue in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

A scene from Celebrate Israel Parade along 5th
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A scene from Celebrate Israel Parade along 5th Avenue in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

New York Mayoral Candidate Bill de Blasio walks
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New York Mayoral Candidate Bill de Blasio walks during the Celebrate Israel Parade along 5th Avenue in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

The Israel Day Parade makes its way up
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The Israel Day Parade makes its way up Fifth Ave in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

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New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner walks along
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New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner walks along 5th Avenue in Manhattan during the Celebrate Israel Parade. (June 2, 2013)

Kids from the Tzofim Friendship Caravan make their
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Kids from the Tzofim Friendship Caravan make their way up 5th Avenue in Manhattan during the Celebrate Israel Parade. (June 2, 2013)

Kids from the Kinneret Day School in Riverdale
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Kids from the Kinneret Day School in Riverdale were on hand along with tens of thousands of others at the Celebrate Israel Parade in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

New York Mayoral Candidate Joe Lhota on 5th
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New York Mayoral Candidate Joe Lhota on 5th Avenue in Manhattan during the Celebrate Israel Parade. (June 2, 2013)

A classic Lincoln Continental makes its way along
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A classic Lincoln Continental makes its way along 5th Avenue in Manhattan during the Celebrate Israel Parade. (June 2, 2013)

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Stanley Hochhauser blows the Shofar for Merrick and
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Stanley Hochhauser blows the Shofar for Merrick and Bellmore United for Israel during the Celebrate Israel Parade in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

Folks lined Fifth Avenue in Manhattan to watch
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Folks lined Fifth Avenue in Manhattan to watch the Celebrate Israel Parade. (June 2, 2013)

New York Mayoral Candidate Bill Thompson photographed along
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New York Mayoral Candidate Bill Thompson photographed along 5th Avenue in Manhattan during the Celebrate Israel Parade. (June 2, 2013)

Folks lined 5th Avenue in Manhattan to watch
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Folks lined 5th Avenue in Manhattan to watch the Celebrate Israel Parade. (June 2, 2013)

A classic Chrysler Imperial makes its way along
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A classic Chrysler Imperial makes its way along 5th Avenue in Manhattan during the Celebrate Israel Parade. (June 2, 2013)

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Oner Noam (15) took part in the Celebrate
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Oner Noam (15) took part in the Celebrate Israel Parade in Manhattan. (June 2, 2013)

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