Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Dallas celebrated Israel at the American Airlines Center
In Dallas, thousands turned out yesterday to take part in the "Party on the Plaza: A Celebration of Israel," at American Airlines Center. According to Rabbi Adam Raskin, president of the Rabbinic Association of Greater Dallas, about 5,000 attendees came out to brave the heat and support Israel.
The Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas organized this inaugural celebration, which showcased Jewish culture, Israeli history and interfaith initiatives. Speakers included, among others, Pastor Terri Pearsons of Christians United for Israel and Eagle Mountain International Church.
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