November 30, 2023

The teenagers who attended the Israel rally in Washington, D.C. were inspired by the large presence of supporters and the sense of unity among the Jewish community. They expressed pride in being part of the historic gathering and felt hopeful for the support of Israel and the stand against rising antisemitism. The diverse representation of Judaism and the presence of non-Jewish allies also left a strong impression on the young attendees. Despite the reasons for the rally being rooted in tragic events, the teenagers left with a sense of pride, inspiration, and hope for the future.