President Donald Trump paid his respects at Jerusalem’s Western Wall, the holiest place where Jews can pray, on Monday.
President Trump, wearing a Jewish skullcap, touched the ancient stones of the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday, after voicing hopes that his visit to Israel and the West Bank would bolster chances for Mideast peace.
Trump aims to use his two-day stay to further his quest for what he has called the ultimate deal: jump-starting peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians.
“We have before us a rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace to this region and to its people, defeating terrorism and creating a future of harmony, prosperity and peace. But we can only get there working together,” Trump said at an arrival ceremony at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. “There is no other way.”