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8,000 Jewish Youths Parade in New York; Celebrate Israel Day

About 8,000 youths representing more than 200 Hebrew and Yiddish schools, Zionist organizations and Jewish community centers held a colorful parade on Fifth Avenue today, celebrating Israel’s Independence Day. The Youth Salute to Israel was culminated by a cultural program held at Central Park. The entire program was marked by youth dancing, singing, and other festivities.