Date released for Prince William’s visit to Israel
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Date released for Prince William’s visit to Israel

Second in line to the throne will touch down in Tel Aviv on 25 June and spend the following day in Jerusalem

Justin Cohen is the News Editor at the Jewish News

The Duke of Cambridge

Photo credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire
The Duke of Cambridge Photo credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire

Prince William will touch down in Tel Aviv on 25 June for the first official Royal visit to Israel, it’s been announced.

The second in line to the throne will arrive in Jordan a day earlier at the start of a five-day tour of the Middle East.

The 26 June will be spent in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, as will the next day when Ramallah will also be added to the schedule. The trip will conclude in Jerusalem on 28th.

Following the announcement Simon Johnson, CEO of the Jewish Leadership Council said: “The programme for the Duke of Cambridge’s visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories sounds fascinating. His Royal Highness will enjoy experiencing the beauty, vibrancy and history of the Region. I am sure that the Duke will enjoy engaging with lots of people from a range of age groups in Israel. The Duke of Cambridge’s visit, following HRH The Prince of Wales joined the community to celebrate Israel at 70 at the Royal Albert Hall last night, further cements the relationship between the UK and Israel. I wish His Royal Highness a most enjoyable visit”

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