Thousands of supporters attended the Pro-Israel rally in Los Angeles yesterday. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was the keynote speaker. Actor Jon Voight and Israeli Consulate General Jacob Dayan spoke with reporters at the rally:
YNet News reported:
A rally in support of Israel was held Sunday in Los Angeles in which 5,000 people participated. The keynote speaker at the rally, which was organized by the Israeli consulate in the city, was none other than California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Supporters of Israel marched along Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills carrying Israeli flags in the largest pro-Israel rally in the US since last week’s flotilla raid. In addition to Israelis and Jews, the rally was also attended by leaders from the Iranian, Armenian, and Mexican communities, as well as Catholic clergymen.
In the background, the songs Am Yisrael Chai, David Melech Yisrael, and Hatikva were played over a loudspeaker system. One of the participants blew the shofar. Thousands shouted: “Turkey is a friend of Hamas.”
Israeli and American flags at the Los Angeles rally (Photo: Linda Kassian YNET)