Live UpdateFrom the Liveblog of Thursday, May 18, 2023
Revelers outside Jerusalem’s Great Synagogue say they ‘came to celebrate’
Carrie Keller-Lynn is a political and legal correspondent for The Times of Israel
Thousands of revelers are gathered outside of Jerusalem’s Great Synagogue, where they dance with flags to live music.
“I didn’t come to fight, I came to celebrate,” says Liora from Ashkelon, who is dancing with a flag. “I feel connected to our story, I care about the reunification,” she adds.
Likud MK Yuli Edelstein is present in the crowd.