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Published:Wednesday | May 2, 2012 | 12:00 AM
From left: H.E. Celsa Nuno, ambassador of Spain to Jamaica; Paula Llewellyn, director of public prosecutions, and H.E. Iva Gloudon, high commissioner of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to Jamaica, exchange pleasantries at the Israeli Day celebrations.
H.E. Moshe Sermoneta (left), ambassador of Israel, and Hon A.J. Nicholson, minister of foreign affairs and foreign trade, cut the anniversary cake at the Israeli Day celebrations at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel on April 30, 2012.
Poet and singer Karen Gibson Roc (right) poses with her mom Marcia Gibson (centre) and Audrey Anderson at Kingston Pon Di River 2012 at Boone Hall Oasis on Sunday.
From left: Deputy directors of tourism, Sandra Scott (left) and Jason Hall (right), pose with Flow's Jeanette Lewis (second left) and Dr Carolyn Cooper who performed at Kingston Pon Di River on Sunday at Boone Hall Oasis. - Contributed
From left: Julie Thompson James, Sharon Williams, Dawn Green and Sherece Green at the Scotia Private Client Group Jamaica Open Polo tournament at Caymanas Estate on Sunday, April 29, 2012. - Rudolph Brown/Photographer

While no beacons were lit
, the Israeli community in Jamaica celebrated the country's Independence Day on Monday night at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel. Theme for this year's ceremony, which marked Israel's 62nd Independence Day, is Herzl's adage "If you will it, it is not a dream." We also have more from polo at Caymanas and Kingston Pon Di River literary festival.