Romney cancels meeting with party leaders in Israel
July 29th, 2012
12:00 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney cancels meeting with party leaders in Israel

Jerusalem (CNN) – The leaders of the liberal Labor Party in Israel took issue with Mitt Romney's decision to cancel a meeting during the presumptive GOP nominee's trip in Israel on Sunday.

Romney made a "last-minute cancellation" with Labor Party Leader Shelly Yachimovich, according to Labor parliamentary member Isaac Herzog, who was also scheduled to take part in the session.
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July 29th, 2012
07:57 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney visits Western Wall in Jerusalem

Jerusalem (CNN) – Presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney, joined by his wife Ann, made a previously unannounced stop at the Western Wall on Sunday while in Jerusalem meeting with Israeli leaders.

Sunday also marks the Jewish holiday of Tisha B'Av, a holy day of mourning and fasting in remembrance of the destruction of the first and second temples.
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