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Flag of Israel Raised at Toronto City Hall

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, The City of Toronto raised the flag of Israel at Toronto City Hall in celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day.

The flag raising was hosted by Toronto City Councillor James Pasternak and attended by Consul General of Israel in Toronto Galit Baram, Mayor John Tory, The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), B’nai Brith Canada, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies and members of Toronto’s Jewish community.

Toronto City Councillors David Shiner and Mary Fragedakis as well as former Councillor Mike Feldman also attended the ceremony.

Israel and Canada’s national anthems were sung by the Temple Emanuel and Montessori Jewish Day School choirs.



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