Community Rally in Support of Israel on Sunday

Jun 04, 2010, 12:30 ET from The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

LARGE CROWD EXPECTED TO SHOW SOLIDARITY

LOS ANGELES, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, the Israeli Consulate and numerous partners are coordinating a Community Rally in Support of Israel, Sunday, June 6th at 2pm in front of the Israeli Consulate.

The rally is expected to draw participants from across the Jewish community, as well as members of the broader community who will attend in a show of unity for the well-being of the people of Israel. Speakers addressing the crowd will include The Jewish Federation's Chairman of the Board Richard Sandler and President Jay Sanderson, along with Israeli Consul General Jacob Dayan, elected officials and community leaders from both the Jewish and broader communities. Additionally, the father of kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit will be participating in the program via phone.

"Israel needs our strong support during this difficult time," said Jay Sanderson, President of The Jewish Federation. "What better time than now to rally the community and send a message of solidarity to Israel – and the world? We invite anyone who wants to see peace for Israel and its neighbors to join us on Sunday."

Who:

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles & The Israeli Consulate

What:

Community Rally in Support of Israel

Where:

Israeli Consulate


6380 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048


(Corner of Wilshire Blvd. & La Jolla)



When:

Sunday, June 6th, 2010


2pm-3pm



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SOURCE The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles



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