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Thousands of pro-Israel marchers from dozens of countries gather in Jerusalem

Crowds of participants, many of them evangelical Christians, take part in 64th annual parade through capital’s streets

Thousands of Israelis and Christian evangelists take part in Sukkot's Jerusalem March in the capital, October 17, 2019 (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Thousands of Israelis and Christian evangelists take part in Sukkot's Jerusalem March in the capital, October 17, 2019 (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Thousands of Israelis and supporters of the Jewish state from all over the world marched in Jerusalem Thursday to mark the Sukkot holiday.

Numerous streets in the center of the city were closed off for the Jerusalem March, now in its 64th year.

Visitors from dozens of countries marched through the city streets waving their national flags, among them Ghana, Brazil, China, Bulgaria and the Philippines.

Many of the foreign marchers belong to pro-Israel Christian evangelical groups.

Brazilians take part in Sukkot’s Jerusalem March in the capital, October 17, 2019 (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Samoans take part in Sukkot’s Jerusalem March in the capital, October 17, 2019 (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Marchers take part in Sukkot’s Jerusalem March in the capital, October 17, 2019 (Hadas Parush/Flash90)
Marchers take part in Sukkot’s Jerusalem March in the capital, October 17, 2019 (Hadas Parush/Flash90)
Chinese take part in Sukkot’s Jerusalem March in the capital, October 17, 2019 (Hadas Parush/Flash90)
Soldiers take part in Sukkot’s Jerusalem March in the capital, October 17, 2019 (Hadas Parush/Flash90)
Canadians take part in Sukkot’s Jerusalem March in the capital, October 17, 2019 (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Thai visitors take part in Sukkot’s Jerusalem March in the capital, October 17, 2019 (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
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