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Jerusalem mayor snubs Prince William after royal refusal to meet in the city
Highlighting a glaring discord on the matter of Jerusalem between Israel and the United Kingdom, Prince William reportedly declined a request by Mayor Nir Barkat to meet in Israel’s capital, telling him that he would only meet with him in a different city.
Prince William tells Abbas he hopes for a ‘lasting peace’ in the Middle East
In meeting Abbas, the prince also refereed to the Palestinians as a "country."
Rivlin to Prince William: Bring a ‘message of peace’ to Abbas, to ‘end the tragedy’
“I know that you’re going to meet President Abbas. I would like you to send him a message of peace,” Rivlin told the Duke of Cambridge.
Prince William lays wreath at Yad Vashem, honoring his great-grandmother
The United Kingdom’s Prince William laid a wreath at the Yad Vashem Hall of Remembrance on Tuesday, while signing the guestbook and noting his great-grandmother's role in sheltering a Jewish family during the Holocaust, in his first day of his official tour of the State of Israel.
Jonathan S. Tobin
A tale of two princes
While the media makes a fuss over Prince William’s visit to Israel, the comings and goings of the controversial presidential son-in-law are far more important.
Prince William touches down in Israel for first official visit
William, who is second in line to the throne, is scheduled to tour Israel and the West Bank during his three-day visit, which is being seen as a major test for the 36-year-old grandson of Queen Elizabeth due to the complex political and religious sensitivities surrounding his stay.
Stephen M. Flatow
England’s royal ‘settlers’ understanding of Jerusalem
It’s easy to see why the Palestinian Authority would have been offended by Prince Charles’ visit to his relatives’ graves in 2016—and why they will be unhappy if Prince William wants to do likewise.
Prince William’s Israel itinerary refers to Old City Jerusalem as ‘Occupied Palestinian Territories’
The itinerary of Britain’s Prince William in his visit to Israel will include a visit to the Old City of Jerusalem, which the document refers to as “Occupied Palestinian Territories,” a characterization that set off criticism in Israel.
A royal first: Prince William to make official visit to Israel
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a statement hailing the announcement as a “historic visit, the first of its kind,” and said the prince would be “welcomed here with great affection.”
The House of Windsor’s Israel problem
It beggars belief that the shrewd Elizabeth, for whatever reason, has willingly complied with a stance of pretending that Israel doesn’t exist.
Prince William to make first-ever official royal visit to Israel this summer
Kensington Palace announced that Prince William will visit Israel and Jordan, as well as the Palestinians as part of an official tour this summer.