Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Israeli flag raised outside LA Consulate for the First time

Los Angeles rang in the new Jewish year on Sunday with a display boasting two paratroopers diving through the air with an Israeli flag, 60 people blowing the shofar (ram's horn), and 60 students singing Israel's national anthem, accompanied by Noa Tishby.The ceremony also marked a historical precedent: For the first time an Israeli flag was raised outside a Consulate's doors in the US, and it stood waving openly on one of the city's main boulevards.

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