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CIJR participates in the Israel Day in Montreal (May 9, 2019)
This year the Israel Day Rally celebrating the 71st rebirth of the Jewish homeland will take place on May 9th. This 18th annual event is the largest celebration both in Canada and globally on Yom Ha’atzmaut. outside of Israel. Thousands upon thousands of Montrealers from many backgrounds and religions carrying Israeli, Canadian & Quebec flags will march from Cabot Square (St Catherine & Atwater streets) to Place du Canada (Rene Levesque & Peel streets).
There, a 70 minute program of song, dance, & candle lighting ceremonies will take place. There will be video greetings on giant screens from the Prime Minister of Canada the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau; Canadian Opposition Leader the Honourable Andrew Sheer and the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu. This year’s program is being “Live Streamed” to Israel.
The march from Cabot Square will start at 11:20 am and the festivities will commence at noon at Place du Canada.
Please visit www.lsraelrallymontreal.com for more details.