Marissa Gross

Marissa Gross graduated Magna Cum Laude from Barnard College, Columbia University with a B.A. in American History. She earned a Master’s Degree in Education Policy and Administration from the Hebrew University.

Publications by Marissa Gross

The Salute to Israel Parade

The Salute to Israel Parade officially began in 1965. Several thousand people participated. A wide range of Jewish participants attended the first parade. Also invited were various representatives of non-Jewish communities. Nowadays the parade draws over one hundred thousand marchers, with an additional million supporters watching from the sidelines. Elected officials, both Jewish and non-Jewish, have appeared at the parade, including governors of New York, mayors and former mayors of New York C Read More »