|Israeli UN envoy Ron Prosor plays the trombone|
during his rendition of 'When I'm 64' on Israel's 64th Independence Day.
(photo credit: Shahar Azran/Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations)
Israeli music greeted the attendees, while Israeli food and wines were served in a marquee specially prepared for the event. The UN grounds beside the East River were colored blue and white in honor of the occasion.
But nothing could have prepared the invitees for the main event: Israel’s ambassador to the UN, Ron Prosor, paid tribute to the country’s 64th birthday by concluding his speech with a rendition of the Beatles’ “When I’m 64,” accompanied by an orchestra. -- Yifa Yaakov
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