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Jewish rally for refugees held in Battery Park: See photos

Demonstrators gathered in Battery Park Sunday morning to show their support for refugees.

Organized by the Jewish nonprofit HIAS, the rally was meant to show opposition to President Donald Trump's suspension of the U.S. refugee program. Although the executive order barring refugees was blocked, Trump has indicated he will write another order about immigration.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials spoke out in support of the rally.

Scroll down to see photos from the demonstration.

Hundreds came together amid sleet and rain for
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Hundreds came together amid sleet and rain for the Jewish Rally for Refugees in Battery Park on Feb. 12, 2017.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Rabbi
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Rabbi Jennie Rosenn and U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison attend the Jewish Rally for Refugees in Battery Park on Feb. 12, 2017.

Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer addresses hundreds at the
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Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer addresses hundreds at the Jewish Rally for Refugees in Battery Park on Feb. 12, 2017.

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota addresses hundreds
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U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota addresses hundreds at the Jewish Rally for Refugees in Battery Park on Feb. 12, 2017.

Mayor Bill de Blasio addresses hundreds at the
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Mayor Bill de Blasio addresses hundreds at the Jewish Rally for Refugees in Battery Park on Feb. 12, 2017.

A demonstrator holds a sign during a rally
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A demonstrator holds a sign during a rally in Battery Park on Feb. 12, 2017.

Singer/songwriter Chana Rothman and and Rabbi Rachel Grant
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Singer/songwriter Chana Rothman and and Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer were among hundreds at the Jewish Rally for Refugees in Battery Park on Feb. 12, 2017.

A man holds a sign that reads,
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A man holds a sign that reads, "You too must befriend the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt," during a rally in Battery Park on Feb. 12, 2017.

Protesters braved the rain and gathered in Battery
Photo Credit: Ivan Pereira

Protesters braved the rain and gathered in Battery Park to attend a rally in support of refugees on Feb. 12, 2017.

Protesters braved the rain and gathered in Battery
Photo Credit: Ivan Pereira

Protesters braved the rain and gathered in Battery Park to attend a rally in support of refugees on Feb. 12, 2017.

Protesters braved the rain and gathered in Battery
Photo Credit: Ivan Pereira

Protesters braved the rain and gathered in Battery Park to attend a rally in support of refugees on Feb. 12, 2017.

Protesters brave the rain as they gather in
Photo Credit: Ivan Pereira

Protesters brave the rain as they gather in lower Manhattan's Battery Park to attend a rally in support of refugees on Feb. 12, 2017.

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