CTY israel17p 041702 B April 17, 2002--Rebecca Federman, left, and Mayaan Beckerman have fun playing together at Jewish Community Center during a celebration and solidarity rally on the 54th anniversary of the state of Israel. The two 12 year-olds were part of a crowd of 500 people participating in Wednesday night's event sponsored by the JCC and the United Jewish Council. Blade photo by Andy Morrison
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Rebecca Federman, left, and Mayaan Beckerman frolic at the Jewish Community Center in Sylvania Township, as they and a crowd of about 500 celebrants observed the 54th anniversary of the state of Israel with a show of solidarity.
The community center, on Sylvania Avenue, and the United Jewish Council sponsored last night's festivities, which also included a rally.