Bergen County celebrates first annual Israeli flag-raising
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Bergen County celebrates first annual Israeli flag-raising

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Dignitaries applaud the raising of the Israeli flag during a ceremony at the Bergen County Executive Building.

Guests at the flag-raising included the deputy consul-general of Israel’s consulate in New York, Amir Sagie; Assemblyman Tim Eustace; County Executive Jim Tedesco; Freeholder Chairwoman Joan Voss; Freeholders David Ganz, Maura DeNicola, Tom Sullivan, and Tracy Silna Zur; Sheriff Michael Saudino; representatives from Congressman Bill Pascrell’s office; Dr. Zvi Marans and Steve Rogers of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, who helped organize the event, and Rabbis Shalom Baum of the Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck and David-Seth Kirshner of Temple Emanu-El in Closter.

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Students from the choir at Gerrard Berman Day School get ready to sing at last month’s Israeli flag-raising ceremony.
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