Trump Says US is Committed To Peace in Israel

In a joint appearance with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Trump acknowledged that a peace agreement may be the "one of the toughest deals of all."  

He added, quote -- "I have a feeling that we're gonna get there, eventually, I hope." 

The President said the volatile Middle East has experienced too much violence and suffering for too long.  He again condemned violent extremism throughout the region.  

Netanyahu applauded the "reassertion of American leadership" in the Middle East.  The Israeli leader cheered Trump's tougher stance on Iran and Syria and said he has real hope for change. 

Netanyahu praised Trump for being the first sitting U.S. President to visit the holy prayer site known as the Western Wall.  Trump called himself "deeply moved" by the visit.  He also called Israel a "land of wonders."

Listen to Rabbi Paul Drazen from Temple Adath Yeshurun in Syracuse stop by NewsRadio 570 WSYR and give us his thoughts on this historic event:

 

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