Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is hosting Prince William in his Jerusalem residence and asked him to convey a “message of peace” to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas today. The prince is meeting with Abbas in Ramallah on Wednesday.
After an El Al Israel Airlines flight from New York to Israel was delayed by four Haredi Orthodox men who refused to sit next to women, the airline’s CEO David Maimon announced that they will “immediately” remove any passenger who refuses to sit next to other passengers. He said El Al is an egalitarian company that makes no distinctions on the basis of religion, race or gender.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Hadashot News of “Bolshevik propaganda” for its coverage of allegations that his family is using public funds for private uses. “Every evening [Hadashot] broadcasts false rumours and character assassinations of me and my family,” Netanyahu said in a Facebook post.
The Montreal Holocaust Museum (MHM) is hosting its travelling exhibit, United Against Genocide: Understand, Question, Prevent, until Aug. 17. The exhibit, which is open to all ages, aims to inform the public about genocide, its implications and how to prevent it.