Foreign tourists flock to Tel Aviv for Gay Pride parade
Up to 7,000 are expected, many of them pleasantly surprised that an Israeli city is so safe for the LGBT community.
Streets in the center of Tel Aviv have been decorated for days with Gay Pride flags. City Hall is lit up at night in the colors of the rainbow, and Hilton Beach, Israel’s strip of sand most identified with the gay community, is hopping. Friday’s Gay Pride parade is expected to bring in 5,000 to 7,000 foreign tourists.
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