Nechama Rivlin, the wife of President Reuven Rivlin, and American first lady Melania Trump stirred emotions in Israel as photos of them holding hands emerged on Monday.
The two first ladies were arriving for a press conference at the President's Residence in Jerusalem in honor of U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Rivlin.
The photos of Rivlin, who uses an oxygen concentrator, and Trump were shared across social media, with commentators lauding the two women for their demeanor.
First Lady Melania holding hands with Nechama Rivlin on Monday. pic.twitter.com/qGcr7vsEh7— TRUMP 24/7 (@MichaelDelauzon) May 22, 2017
I saw that too--so nice. Mrs. Rivlin was a real trooper considering her health challenges. She is a kind woman too, like Melania. 🇮🇱🇺🇸 https://t.co/4PR20D9zGg— Cindy Ingold (@IngoldIsrael) May 22, 2017
Melania Trump with Israel's First Lady Nechama Rivlin holding hands as they walk inside like old friends. ❤️Beautiful warm welcome🇺🇸🇮🇱 pic.twitter.com/G0p7sLpSqO— Peni Basse (@pmbasse) May 22, 2017
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