IN PHOTOS: New York's Israel Day Parade

Hundreds of thousands of people filled the streets of New York City on Sunday for the annual Celebrate Israel parade. Take a look at some of the best pictures from the event.

AFP

Hundreds of thousands of people filled the streets of New York on Sunday to watch the annual Israel Day parade.

The parade of some 30,000 participants, one of the city's largest, most popular – and possibly most controversial – celebrations, made its way down the city’s most famous street, Fifth Avenue, from late Sunday morning.

Take a look at these great shots from the event:

Photo by Reuters

Photo by Reuters

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Photo by Reuters

Photo by Reuters

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Photo by Reuters

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Photo by AFP