Over 10,000 people attended a rally Monday in front of the United Nations in a show of solidarity for Israel as it continues to fight Hamas.
“There wasn’t room to fit in another body,” Jeff Ralafel of Westport, Connecticut, said.
The UJA-Federation of New York and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York organized Monday’s rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. In addition several Reform, Conservative and Orthodox Jewish groups co-sponsored the rally, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.
Placards reading “we are all Israel” and “NY Loves Israel” were held high. Many in the crowd waved Israeli flags. People seemed to fill every square inch of 47th Street between First and Second Avenues, Ralafel said.
Read more: The Times of Israel