NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The Celebrate Israel parade made its way down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan Sunday.
Thousands of people including Governor Hochul and Mayor Adams marched in solidarity with Israel and the Jewish community worldwide.
Grammy award-nominated singer Matisyahu and his son Laivy were scheduled to perform at the parade.
The parade stepped off at 11:30 a.m. Sunday on 54th Street.
Meanwhile, protests were expected at the parade over a proposed judicial overhaul by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government. He is still on trial for corruption himself.
A demonstration was expected to take place outside a conference at the Hilton Hotel in Midtown. Groups were expected to protest against officials who were scheduled to attend the event.
The controversial plan would give politicians a chance to avoid punishment, including jail time, and give them more power over picking judges.
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