City Hall, Municipal Buildings to Be Lit Blue and White for Israeli Independence Day

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced Wednesday that City Hall and several other municipal buildings will be lit in blue and white tonight to mark Israeli Independence Day.  

“Yom Ha’atzmaut is a time to celebrate the remarkable achievements of the State of Israel and the resilience of its people,” Adams said in a statement. “It is a day to reflect on the values of democracy, freedom, and innovation that have guided Israel since its founding in 1948. As mayor of the city with the largest Jewish population on the globe outside of Israel, I am reminded everyday how important Israel has been an ally to America.” 

In addition to City Hall, the following city buildings and iconic New York City sites will be lit up blue and white tonight: 

Bronx County Courthouse: 851 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451 

Brooklyn Borough Hall: 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 

The David N. Dinkins Manhattan Municipal Building: 1 Centre Street, New York, NY 10007 

Queens Borough Hall: 120-55 Queens Boulevard, Kew Gardens, NY 11424  

Staten Island Borough Hall: 10 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301 

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