“Florida will always stand with Israel, our greatest ally in the Middle East,” DeSantis said.
"All I can say is that I'm glad I'm in American politics rather than Israeli politics - it is much more complicated over here than in Florida," DeSantis told reporters.
"If you support BDS in Florida, you are dead, politically,” DeSantis said during a small ceremony with Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan.
“I promised to be the most pro-Israel Governor in America and I sincerely thank Ariel University for presenting me the Honorary Fellowship Award,” DeSantis said.
The delegation will visit Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, and DeSantis will hold a cabinet meeting at the US Embassy in Jerusalem.