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"I had not moved away even one step, but someone pulled at my sleeve and asked me to join the minyan. I put on a hat and joined them for the Mincha prayer. I had arrived."
Trump's visit comes on the week Israel is celebrating 50 years since the liberation of Jerusalem from Jordanian occupation.
'I am so grateful to President Trump for giving me ... the unequivocal and unambiguous mandate to support the State of Israel in every way, and in all ways.'
Steinmeier welcomed UN Security Council Resolution 2334 that condemned Israel's annexation of eastern Jerusalem, among other things.
The President concluded by noting the importance of the support for Israel offered by so many around the world.
President Rivlin said, 'No one can compete with the combination of China and Israel.'
'I saw how all the Jewish community was united. I saw this unique value of trying to be together to help.'
'It pains us that that ZAKA’s reputation and willingness to help in humanitarian issues has been exploited.'
'The last time I was here, we stood together and looked at the burnt walls and the terrible graffiti. Today, I visit here again, and see the renewal of this historic, special, and holy place.'
The President welcomed Robbins warmly and thanked him for providing opportunities for Israelis across the country.
Rivlin Stresses Need for Solidarity with Arabs at Conference Celebrating Crucial Dates in Zionist...
Rivlin urged a resolution for regulating illegal construction in the Arab sector, where 'each hesitation distances us further from the solution, and has the ability to increase the divisions, and the violence.'
'I wish you and your administration much success, and take this opportunity to extend to you an invitation to visit the State of Israel and be our guest in Jerusalem.'
President Rivlin to Israeli Christian Leaders: ‘United Jerusalem Is the Eternal Capital of Israel...
'I stand here today to repeat in the clearest way: the State of Israel is deeply committed to ensure the religious rights of all faith communities in Jerusalem and throughout Israel.'
Rabbi Yosef Yashar, Chief Rabbi of Acre, said, 'We, too, have experienced acts of provocation in increasing the volume in defiance, but we have talked.'
MK Issawi Freij (Meretz) announced that separating the Shabbat calls from the Muezzin bill exposes it for what it is: yet another example of Israeli racism.
The Volcani tour will conclude with new sensors to monitor milk quality and output in cows, and new wheat storage solutions that protect against pests.
Speaking on the eve of Sukkot, President Rivlin said, "The festivals of Israel all highlight the inextricable bond between our people and our land, and no forum or body in the world can come and deny the connection between the Jewish people, the Land of Israel and Jerusalem."