New York – NYC Be Lit Up Blue And White In Honor Of Israel’s Independence Day


    The spire of the One World Trade Center tower is shrouded in clouds in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 3, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar -New York – Two new York city landmarks will light up tonight in blue and white to celebrate Israel’s Independence Day.

    “This evening, I have directed One World Trade Center and the new Kosciuszko Bridge to be lit white and blue, the colors of the Israeli flag, to honor Israel as it celebrates Yom Ha’Atzmaut, NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced.

    The Gov. said that “New York joins with the Israeli people and the State of Israel as they celebrate their 69th year of independence. The 408-foot spire of One World Trade Center, which was built as a response to terrorism and the Kosciuszko Bridge, a sign of growth and determination, will be lit in a dazzling show of lights in honor of a country that epitomizes resilience and progress.

    “I wish all Israeli people both at home and abroad a happy Yom Ha’Atzmaut. Chag Sameach.”

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