Nuclear accord and settlement labels caused Germany to deny Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Women business leaders are organizing an alternative photo with a Merkel cut-out.
Rivlin commented that some profess to being pro-Israel but despise Jews. "This does not fool us. As far as we are concerned there is no such thing as loving Israel and hating Jews."
German representatives, have been among the many European diplomates who have made solidarity visits the village located below the Kfar Adumim settlement.
Merkel was silent on her government’s advocacy for the controversial 2015 Iran atomic deal.
Chancellor Angela Merkel declared last year and again after the recent July NATO summit that Europe can no longer rely on the United States conducting itself in the future as a force for order.
In special Independence Day interview, the German chancellor discusses antisemitism, Mideast peace and Berlin's pledge to maintain Israel's national security.
In a stab at the AfD, Netanyahu calls on Germany to strengthen elements owning up to responsibility for the past.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin urges German Chancellor Angela Merkel to recognize the threat posed by Hezbollah on Israel's northern border.