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President Trump's visit to Yad Vashem will include the Center's chairman, Avner Shalev, Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, the Prime Minister and his wife Sara.
Netanyahu was told by three of the ministers they had previous commitments and were not willing to cancel the meetings.
Perhaps it was the sword dance in Riyadh that forced Israel’s leadership into reconsidering its welcome at the airport.
“I will discuss with President Trump ways to strengthen even further the first and strongest alliance with the U.S. We will strengthen security ties, which are strengthening daily, and we will also discuss ways to advance peace.”
General McMaster says that with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, President Trump intends to “express his desire for the dignity and self-determination for the Palestinians.”
The FIFA council decided it's simply “too early” for the congress to make a decision on such an issue.
Abbas told Palestinian Authority and international media he is meeting with President Trump in Bethlehem.
"We must be capable, prepared and able to defend ourselves by ourselves against any threat. That is the lesson since the victory over Nazism.”
Abbas told media at the White House the Palestinian Authority is “raising our youth ... on a culture of peace."
"The prime minister won't meet with those who lend legitimacy to organizations that call for the criminalization of Israeli soldiers."
Orthodox parties are working on new legislation to protect the Sabbath in Israel.
Even the Arab Joint List party, which rarely criticizes excesses by the Arab world, had called the Syrian sarin gas attack a “war crime.”
Israel -- strategically located at the apex of three continents -- is a logical land bridge already in use by Turkey.
"Going forward... Israel's intent is to adopt a policy that takes President Trump's concerns into consideration."
The new town will be the first to be established by Israel in Judea and Samaria in more than two decades.
The two men discussed the situation in Syria, in the context of joint efforts to combat international terrorism, and examined the main areas of bilateral cooperation.
"Investing in Israel has touched a response chord with individuals from all walks of life."
"We remember Australia was the first country to vote for the Partition Resolution calling for establishment of a Jewish state."