UAE Crown Prince Invited to Jerusalem
Stand for Israel | August 18, 2020
Last week, Stand for Israel told you of the new pathway to peace being made by the Jewish state and one of her neighbors. Now, The Times of Israel tells us, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has extended a neighborly hand to the UAE Crown Prince, inviting Sheikh Mohammd bin Zayed Al Nahyan on an official visit to the Jewish state:
Rivlin’s invitation to the crown prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, was sent in Arabic and came days after the announcement of a landmark deal between Israel and the UAE on forging diplomatic ties.
The invitation was to visit “Israel and Jerusalem and be our honored guest.” Whereas Israel considers the entire city its capital, the Arab world sees East Jerusalem as the future capital of a Palestinian state.
“In these fateful days, leadership is measured by its courage and ability to be groundbreaking and far-sighted,” Rivlin wrote…