President Trump Visits The Western Wall

President Trump became the first sitting president to pray at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews may pray, on Monday.

The Western Wall is considered one of the holiest sites in all of Judaism but sits on land that is hotly disputed in the Israel-Palestine conflict, making Trump’s visit all the more significant.

As Trump approached the wall, he separated from First Lady Melania Trump. Women are traditionally not allowed to pray at the Western Wall, and instead pray in a separate location.

Trump placed a hand on the wall and put a note inside, as is typical of worshippers. He also covered his head with a kippah.

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