Israeli President Isaac Herzog on Monday will represent the Jewish state at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral at Westminster Abbey, alongside world leaders who have gathered in London.

Herzog arrived in the British capital on Sunday and paid his respects to the late monarch at her lying-in-state at Westminister Hall.

“The Queen was a true woman of valor as we say in the Jewish tradition, a beacon of stability and a historic figure. We grieve with Britain,” Herzog write on his official Twitter account.

On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid signed the condolence book for Queen Elizabeth II at the residence of British Ambassador to Israel Neil Wigan.

“In her seven decades as monarch, Her Majesty [Elizabeth II] led with grace, dignity and dedication. Her legacy will forever live on,” Lapid wrote.


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