In Brief: Donald Trump's Trip to Israel

From the U.S. president's touch-down at Ben Gurion International Airport to his evening in Jerusalem, here's a summary of Trump's visit in the Jewish state

U.S. President Donald Trump sits next to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin after landing at Ben Gurion International Airport, May 22, 2017.
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U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Israel Monday on the first-ever direct flight from Saudi Arabia. After visiting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City, Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Western Wall. Later, Trump held a closed-door meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and delivered remarks in a joint press conference. 

Trump started his second day by meeting Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday. He then visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and delivered an address at the Israel Museum, both in Jerusalem, before departing for the Vatican. 

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Here is a summary of Trump's second day in Israel:

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>> Trump accepted Orthodox rules at Western Wall, but advocates for pluralism remain determined (Judy Maltz)

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>> Trump promises Netanyahu to preserve Israel’s military edge, despite massive Saudi Arms deal (Barak Ravid)

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>> When has pragmatism ever had anything to do with Mideast peace? Now (Bradley Burston)

>> 'Evil losers': Trump hurls ultimate insult at terrorists (Allison Kaplan Sommer)

>> After brief Bethlehem visit, some Palestinians wish Trump hadn't come at all (Elhanan Miller)

>> Trump leaves for Vatican after 27 hours in Israel and the Palestinian Authority

>> Donald Trump in Israel: He came! He spoke! He conquered! (Chemi Shalev)

>> The one thing missing from Trump's visit to Israel (Amir Tibon)

>> At Yad Vashem, Trump bends over backwards to make up for past lapses on Holocaust (Judy Maltz)

>> Hamburgers, steak and 'beautiful chocolate cake': Israel plays it safe when feeding Donald Trump (Allison Kaplan Sommer)

>> U.S. Jewish groups laud Trump's support for Israel, but some irked by lack of substance (Amir Tibon)

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Here is a summary of Trump's first day in Israel:

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>> Full transcript of Donald Trump's speech after landing at Israel's Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv

>> Full text: Netanyahu tells Trump Israel shares his commitment to peace

>> Trump says he 'never mentioned' Israel in intel leak to Russians (Barak Ravid) 

>> In Israel, Trump fits right in - if only he would stop talking about peace (Chemi Shalev)

>> As Trump hints at making Mideast great again, Netanyahu sets red lines (Bradley Burston)

>> Trump becomes first sitting president to visit Jerusalem’s Old City (Judy Maltz)

>> Trump family gets the Jewish Orthodox experience at Western Wall (Judy Maltz)

>> Why Trump's Western Wall visit is actually bad news for the Israeli right (Anshel Pfeffer)

>> Trump's secretary of state refuses to say Western Wall is in Israel (Amir Tibon)

>> Trump the impossible. Trump the asteroid (Bradley Burston)

>> 'Uncle' Trump will not bring peace (Nitzan Horowitz)

>> Trump on Israeli-Palestinian peace: 'You would love to see that, wouldn't you?' (Amir Tibon and Barak Ravid)

>> Give Ivanka Trump a break, she didn’t get the Western Wall wrong (David B. Green)

>> Melania's slap down and 6 other awkward moments of Trump visit in Israel (Judy Maltz)

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