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For Immediate Release: Contact:
SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2012 Corey Bearak
(Updated 12-30-12) (718) 343-6779

Photos of
Northeast Queens Jewish Community Council Member Organizations Marching in the 2012 Celebrate Israel Parade,
Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 13 Sivan 5772

Northeast Queens JCC Steering Committee members Corinne Steel, Ethel Levine and Jeff Berzon led a group of several hundred marchers - considerably more than last year at the Celebrate Israel Parade that ran from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on 5th Avenue, from 57th to 79th Streets, Manhattan.   This year's theme, "Israel Branches Out." Watch this site for additional posts and narratives.

Our council covers Bay Terrace, Bayside, Bellerose, Douglaston, Floral Park, Fresh Meadows, Glen Oaks, Hillcrest, Holliswood, Hollis Hills, Jamaica Estates, Little Neck, New Hyde Park, Oakland Gardens, Queens Village (north) and Whitestone." - Corey Bearak   

Photos that follow are all courtesy of Joseph Levine, NEQJCC. 

NEQJCC's banner and Parade Banner

NEQJCC's Banner leads our contingent. Second right is NEQJCC Steering Committee member Ethel Levine.

Our Flags

Marchers including Joe Bettelheim and Joe Varon (center) hold our Parade banner - Where Help & Hope Are Needed......Israel Is There - high.

Another view of our theme banner

Marchers from Bellerose Jewish Center

Bellerose JC's theme banner

Congregation Bene Naharayim/ Babylonian Jewish Center

Marchers of all ages 

More of our marchers

Hillcrest Jewish Center marchers

More marchers

Hope is Israel Helping Japan banner

Little Neck Jewish Center

Rego Park Jewish Center

Marathon Jewish Community Center

Rego Park JC and two of our theme banners

Samuel Field Y youth and another theme banner

Temple Tikveh theme banner

Temple Tikveh

Whitestone Hebrew Centre

more Whitestone Hebrew Centre theme banner

NEQJCC's theme banner (rear view)

A view again from the front of the our contingent

Our contingent marches further up along Fifth Avenue

Parade watchers welcome the NEQJCC contingent and our theme banner

Bellerose Jewish Center

BJC's theme banner

A sea of Marchers from Northeast Queens

Hillcrest JC

Hillcrest Jewish Center banner - another view

Israel Center of Conservative Judaism theme banner

Save A Child's Heart theme banner

Whitestone Hebrew Centre

Whitestone Hebrew Center theme banner

Spectators at Grand Army Plaza

More marchers

NEQJCC Spectators led by our Israel Parade Committee chair, Corinne Steel (right of the banner), a member of NEQJCC's Steering Committee, who once again did a great job coordinating our participation.

View additional 2012 parade photos by Chuck Waxman (Young Israel of New Hyde Park), spouse of NEQJCC's Steering Committee member Debbie Waxman.

See photos from the 2011 Parade

See photos from the 2010 Parade

See photos from the 2009 Parade

See the photos from the 2008 Parade.

See the photos from the 2007 Parade.

See the photos from the 2006 Parade.

See the photos from the 2005 Parade.

See the photos from the 2004 Parade.




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