LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – As the fighting intensifies in the Middle East, citizens locally showed support for both Israel and Palestinians Sunday.
A group gathered on Shelbyville Road to show support for Palestinians and also to speak out about the United States’ relationship with Israel and the funding sent to the country.
An estimated 50 people showed up on Dutchmans Lane to show support for Israel. Those who participated in the Shelbyville Road protest showed up to partake in the protest but no problems were reported.
The Jewish Federation of Louisville says the event on Dutchmans Lane offered prayers for peace and even had individuals share their personal stories.