The two candidates running for a U.S. Senate seat in New York participated in the 36th annual Salute to Israel Parade along Fifth Avenue. First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and Rep. Rick Lazio (R-N.Y.) see the Jewish vote as crucial to an election victory. At a separate event held in Central Park, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was scheduled to be among those appearing at the seventh annual Israel Day Concert.
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