The Great Parade

May 20, 2014 by J-Wire Staff
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Sydney celebrated Lag Baomer with a great parade starting at Bondi Beach wending its way to Barracluff Park.

Over a thousand people followed the Royal Australian Navy Band as it marched along Campbell Parade which was temporarily closed off to traffic.

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Event organiser Rabbi Elimelech Levy told J-Wire: “We started with speeches at the beach with many dignitaries in attendance including local federal MP Malcolm Turnbull and State MPs Gabrielle Upton, Ron Hoenig, Walt Secord, and Bruce Notley-Smith.”

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There were 11 floats followed closely by Yidden on Wheels, a Jewish motorbike group plus vintage cars and mounted police.

The marchers were welcomed at Barracluff Park on a perfect day by clowns and entertainers…

 

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