Israel rings in 2020, new year, new decade

Revelers came out to celebrate the end of 2019 and the second decade of the 21st century, visiting many pubs and clubs in Tel Aviv and across the country.

2020 VISION: An Israeli holds balloons on King George Street in Jerusalem. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)
2020 VISION: An Israeli holds balloons on King George Street in Jerusalem.
(photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)
The first baby born in 2020 is seen at Assaf Harofeh. (photo credit: Courtesy)The first baby born in 2020 is seen at Assaf Harofeh. (photo credit: Courtesy)
The first Israeli baby of the decade was born to Adam and Eden Ben-Naim at 00:06 IST at the Shamir Medical Center. Mazal Tov!
A couple shares a kiss in Tel Aviv as they welcome New Year 2020. (AVSHALOM SASSONI/MAARIV)A couple shares a kiss in Tel Aviv as they welcome New Year 2020. (AVSHALOM SASSONI/MAARIV)

Toasting the new year, Israelis celebrate in Tel Aviv. (AVSHALOM SASSONI/MAARIV)Toasting the new year, Israelis celebrate in Tel Aviv. (AVSHALOM SASSONI/MAARIV)
A group of friends wear matching crowns as they welcome New Year 2020. (AVSHALOM SASSONI/MAARIV)A group of friends wear matching crowns as they welcome New Year 2020. (AVSHALOM SASSONI/MAARIV)
Israelis celebrate New Year 2020. (AVSHALOM SASSONI/MAARIV)Israelis celebrate New Year 2020. (AVSHALOM SASSONI/MAARIV)