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Israel Day Parade: Check Out Back Cover
Atlas Shrugs ^ | 6/5/11 | Pamela Geller

Posted on 06/05/2011 11:47:00 AM PDT by Nachum

Today is the wonderful, splendorous, life-celebrating Israel Day parade down Fifth Avenue. I go every year and I love it. The nazis go also and try to bring down the happiness and ebullience, but they are like so many gnats. No one cares.

The NY Post is running a special section on the Israel Day parade. AFDI/SIOA took the back cover -- the ad that Seattle Metro, San Francisco BART, and NYC Transit, cowards that they are, would not run.


Here is other fantab parade stuff with an unhappy ending: the Obama administration refused to let this man in the country. He was denied entry.

They must be dancing to a different beat.

A Haitian salsa champion who returned to the stage after losing his leg in last year's massive earthquake is being denied the chance to come to New York to show off his skills

He was scheduled to appear at the parade here

Trapped for three days last year in the rubble of Haiti's devastating earthquake, all George Exantus could think about was doing the salsa on a brightly-lit stage.

For him, dancing was life or death, and even after being rescued and having his right leg amputated below the knee, Exantus dreamed of the day he'd be back in step.

With the help of a team of Israeli doctors, Exantus received a state-of-the-art prosthetic and months of intense rehabilitation.

Now, Exantus is not only able to dance again. He looks like he hasn't missed a beat.

The miracle dancer will show off his skills in New York Sunday at Manhattan's annual Celebrate Israel Parade.

After the event, Exantus will dance in a concert in Central Park, the culminating twist on his road to recovery.

"The will to

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TOPICS: Health/Medicine; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: check; day; israel; parade
Great vid on a Hatian dancer who was given a prosthetic leg by Israeli doctors- towards the bottom.
1 posted on 06/05/2011 11:47:10 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

God Bless Israel.

2 posted on 06/05/2011 1:04:19 PM PDT by therightliveswithus
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i watched a bit of it here on NY television- there were some political signs such as “We Will not Divide Jerusalem- Bibi Netenyahu”...the TV cameras would immediately turn away from them...

3 posted on 06/05/2011 1:27:43 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: Nachum

I wonder if the Fed is flying the Israeli flag like they did with that other flag.

4 posted on 06/05/2011 3:39:27 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: Nachum

What is the cost? $2B a year?

5 posted on 06/05/2011 5:44:49 PM PDT by Jack Black ( Whatever is left of American patriotism is now identical with counter-revolution.)
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