20,000 people are expected to attend this year’s Israel Day Concert in Central Park, which will be held at Central Park’s Summer Stage (entrance at 5th Ave. & 72nd St.), Sunday, June 3, 2012. The concert, which coincides with the 45th anniversary of the miracle of the Six-Day War and Re-unification of Jerusalem, is scheduled to run from 2:30 to 7:30 PM, rain or shine, after the Salute to Israel Parade. Admission is free.
Dr. Joseph Frager (at left) of Jamaica Estates, long-time Organizer, and Dr. Paul (holding Concert poster) and Drora Brody (at right), of Great Neck Estates, Chairpersons, have announced the concert’s themes: “Jerusalem United Forever—never to be divided again,” and “Stopping Iran NOW,” from acquiring nuclear weapons.
Sephardic singing sensation, Avi Peretz, (2nd from left), of the Village of Great Neck, who is the Cantor of Cong. Ahavat Shalom of Great Neck, will once again be performing, among many other recording stars, accompanied by pianist extraordinaire, Ouri Bitan (in center).