Once the actual anniversary celebrations got underway all the philosophising and speculating was pushed to the side and you just go with the flow. Here are some pics starting with the view from the rooftop on Wednesday night when the laser beams from the lightshow on Rabin Square could be seen behind Shalom Tower.
A street party in Neve Tzedek
and in Florentin
The flypast on Thursday looks like a replay of 9/11 but in fact the only people who were hurt were spectators on the beach, several of whom were injured when a parachutist smashed into them.
Aerial acrobatics from the rooftop.