Monday, 29 April 2013

Israel Solidarity Day celebrated in Highland Park

Thousands gathered for the Walk with Israel in the north suburbs Sunday, part of Israel Solidarity Day.

It marks the 65th birthday of the state of Israel and is meant as a show of support for the Jewish state.

The walk got under way at Ravinia in Highland Park.

Musical acts were headlined by reggae and rock star Matisyahu.

Money collected will be used for the improvement of children's learning and literacy in Israel.

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