Tel Aviv marks centennial


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Tel Aviv kicked off its 100th birthday celebrations.

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in the city’s Rabin Square Saturday night for a free concert and dance party, which opened a series of events to mark the city’s centenary.

Under the backdrop of elaborate fireworks, the crowd listened to the music of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, followed by contemporary Israeli and international singers and bands.

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