WOODBRIDGE, Conn. (WTNH) – Members of multiple Jewish organizations in Connecticut headed to Washington, D.C., Tuesday morning to participate in March for Israel.
The rally will occur at the National Mall, and thousands from across the United States are expected to attend. Among those who will be in attendance are the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven.
According to ABC News, the Department of Homeland Security has said the rally will be designated as a Level 1 security event, which is the highest rating an event could have.
In comparison, the Super Bowl is another event typically designated as a Level 1 security event.
All Connecticut organizations began bussing their members to the capital city around 4 a.m.
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