Today, JFNA's Board Chair Mark Wilf and President & CEO Eric D. Fingerhut joined nearly 1,000 guests on the White House Lawn to witness the historic signing of the peace accords between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump prior to the ceremony, followed by a four-way meeting between Trump, Netanyahu and the foreign ministers of the UAE and Bahrain, Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, who are signing the accords for their countries.
“We welcome the signing of the Abraham Accords. We hope and expect that this agreement will expand Israel’s ability to live in peace with its neighbors, a development Israel has long sought,” Wilf said.
“President Trump and his team have made regional peace a priority and deserve much credit for this historic accomplishment. We are pleased to be at the White House today to witness the signing of the Abraham Accords,” Fingerhut said.
Pictured (L-R): Mark Wilf, UAE Chief Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, Eric Fingerhut