The United Nations said "NO!" - but the Jews did it anyway. Here is an on-the-spot report from our correspondent in Jerusalem on the Israeli Independence Day Parade - and its real meaning. Jerusalem. The Israeli Independence Day Parade has passed without incident. In spite of the United Nations Security Council's condemnation, the festivities have gone on. To Jews, May 2nd is their day - a day for which they had been waiting nearly 2000 years. The Military Parade was not a simple Independence Day celebration. It had greater psychological implications for the Jewish people. It was nothing less than a demonstration of their victory over their Arab neighbors in the Six Day War.
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