“The future UK monarch’s historic trip boosted Israel’s international legitimacy, but also underlined the world’s ongoing discomfort with Jewish sovereignty throughout Jerusalem”

TIMES OF ISRAEL
Prince William’s visit a PR coup for Israel, with some royal pain amid the gain
by Raphael Ahren
June 28, 2018

… The importance of his tour lies mainly in the fact that a member of the royal family, after seven decades of unofficial boycott, finally came on an official visit to the State of Israel. It’s a harsh blow to those who seek to delegitimize the State of Israel when Great Britain — which not only abstained on the 1947 United Nations Partition Plan but also repeatedly refused to vote in favor of Israel’s joining the UN, only recognizing the nascent Jewish state in April 1950finally sent a representative of Her Majesty to Jerusalem for meetings with Israel’s most senior leaders.READ MORE

CLARION PROJECT Dear Prince William“And so you’re back,” as the song continues. I can’t wait to see the expression on your face when you see how things have changed since your 80,000 troops high-tailed it out in ‘47. I am become a vibrant democracy that successfully juggles the rights and demands of the world’s three major religions. You could even call me a virtual beacon of light on that count considering the neighborhood I live in…

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