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Yeshiva University Celebrates Israel with Largest Contingent at Annual NYC Parade

More than 1,500 students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of Yeshiva University marched up Fifth Avenue, cheering and greeting the crowds as they celebrated Israel’s 64th year of independence at the annual 2012 Celebrate Israel Parade on Sunday, June 3.

Accompanied by the YU parade float, President Richard M. Joel led a contingent that included representatives from the University’s undergraduate schools, affiliated high schools, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and Albert Einstein College of Medicine and their families.

“The Yeshiva University community is proud to participate in the Celebrate Israel Parade as we have for many years,” said President Joel. “Our students relish the opportunity to express their support and commitment to the future of the State of Israel and we are delighted to be one of the largest delegations at the parade.”