Thousands Watch Lag B'Omer Parade In London

Wednesday, 21 May, 2014 - 4:55 am

lag1.jpgThousands of people joined for London's Lag B'Omer parade in Stamford Hill, with floats, marching bands and ending with a wonderful family fair.

Thousands of people enjoyed the great sunny weather in London at the Lag B'Omer parade in Stamford Hill. There were many children from the local schools, Ilford, Golders Green, Edgware and Southgate all took part in saying the Pesukim.

lag4.jpgThe Parade was emceed by Rabbi Odom Brandman - Rabbi in Buckhurst Hill who had a full program at in his own Chabad House both on Shabbos, and later on Lag B'Omer afternoon. Entertainment was provided by our famous London singer Yossi Dunner, who had the African Acrobats dance to Lubavitch music.

lag2.jpgThe parade and the main fair were organised by Rabbi Sholom Ber and Devorah Leah Sudak together with their team of staff from Lubavitch Children's Centre.

The Mitzvah tanks from Ilford and Hendon together with a group from Schonfeld square joined.

Men and women from all the local shuls lined the closed streets to watch the parade, and many came back saying they felt a great Kiddush Hashem.

After the parade three fairs took place, for younger children there were animal and land-train rides, frisby painting, and a full afternoon of fun at Clapton Common Run by Lubavitch Children's Centre.

lag3.jpgA great day of fun was held at Lubavitch Boys and Girls schools, open to all parts of the community.

 "A great spirit of unity was felt by all, and it was obvious that the Rebbe was showering London with his brochos," organizers said.

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