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Some 1 Million Expected to Participate in Israel Independence Day Parades, Rallies

More than one million adults and Jewish youths are expected to participate in Israel Independence Day parades and rallies next month, it was announced by Dr. Arnulf Pine, chairman of the American Zionist Youth Foundation. Local Jewish Welfare Federations, Jewish Com- munity Centers and Jewish youth councils throughout the country are sponsoring these events. In addition to the Salute to Israel Parade in New York, now in its seventh year, there will be community sponsored parades in Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Miami and Pittsburgh. Independence Day youth rallies will be held in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Cleveland, Denver, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Oakland and other cities. Some 70,000 young people are expected to view it. “The number of parade participants and viewers is also growing in other communities” Dr. Pins stated. The chairmen of the New York Parade are Theodore Comet, Margy-Ruth Greenbaum, Stanley Stern and Dr. Pins. Stern also serves as national chairman for the American Zionist Youth Foundation in stimulating local community parades and rallies.