Jerusalem Day Flag Parade

Someone must have worked overtime to remove all those yellow and white Vatican flags so quickly.

For Yom Yerushalayim, the Jerusalem Day annual Flag Parade,

Israeli flag

the Jerusalem, Israel streets were only blue and white.

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Israeli flags seemed to be almost everywhere, on Ben Yehudah and

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King George Streets area. Buses stopped running, traffic was blocked.

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Thousands of girls sang and danced and celebrated this 47th year since the re-unification of Jerusalem.

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I found that taking photos of the boys from above was so much more pleasant than being in the midst of the smelly testosterone crowd.

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Those walking to the Old City and Western Wall stretched as far as one could see, even before the Dance of the Flags started.

Tens of thousands of people came to Jerusalem to celebrate today.

Justin Timberlake may be performing in Tel Aviv.

But the big party was on the Jerusalem streets.

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About Real Jstreets

I lived in the United States, Canada and Australia before moving to Israel in the midst of the Second Lebanon War. For the last seven years, walking the streets of Jerusalem, the scenes I saw every day did not resemble the ones familiar in the Western media. Now I try to share those positive images with the world, what is really happening in Jerusalem, Israel, The Real Jerusalem Streets