In honor of Jerusalem day, the flags of Israel and Jerusalem will be flown throughout the city, adorning buildings, bridges and walls
The Jerusalem Municipality has adorned the streets of the city with about 9,000 flags in honor of Independence Day and Jerusalem Day, hanging about 42 km of flag chains around the city, and adding another 450 square meters of flags for Jerusalem Day, which will adorn buildings, bridges and walls.
Building 10 near IDF Square was enveloped in a huge 4.5x16 meter flag.
Safra Square was adorned with two additional 4.5x16 meter flags.
The Rabin Bridge also proudly bears a huge flag measuring 16x32 meters, and flags measuring 1x19 and 1x8 meters were hung on either side of Ruppin Bridge. A 1.3x9 meter flag was hung on Uzi Narkiss Bridge, a 1x16 meter flag was hung on the courthouse bridge, both sides of the Chords Bridge also boast new 1.6x45 meter flags, and a 20x60 meter flag was hung one of the Holyland buildings.
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon: “Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Israel and the Jewish people, proudly flies the national flag and the Jerusalem flag on the occasion of its holiday. This year we mark 55 years since the liberation of the city. Jerusalem Day is special to us all, and we will observe it with performances, parades, tours - for families, children and students - for everyone, residents of the city and tens of thousands of visitors from all over the country. Happy holiday, Jerusalem!”