Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Directs State Landmarks to Be Lit in Blue and White in Recognition of Israel Independence Day

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New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

NEW YORK, NY — May 8, 2019 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the spire of One World Trade Center and the Kosciuszko Bridge will be lit in blue and white this evening in honor of Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel Independence Day.

“I am proud to join the Israeli people in celebrating the 71st anniversary of Israel’s independence and to reaffirm New York’s unwavering alliance with the State of Israel.

Israel Independence Day May 8, 2019.

“In honor of this milestone and New York’s longstanding support for the people of Israel, I have directed One World Trade Center and the new Kosciuszko Bridge to be lit in the blue and white of the Israeli flag this evening.

“One World Trade Center’s breathtaking spire calls to mind the resilience New York and Israel share. The Kosciuszko Bridge reflects the progress and boldness that characterize the joint New York and Israeli spirit.

“I wish all Israeli people both at home and abroad a happy Yom Ha’Atzmaut. Chag Sameach.”

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SOURCE: New York State | Executive Chambers

 

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