Hardly a single western politician has made a solidarity trip to Israel despite the wave of terror attacks recently.
-- Tom Gross
GIULIANI, BLOOMBERG & PATAKI TO MAKE SOLIDARITY TRIP TO ISRAEL
Giuliani to light Hanukka candles in Jerusalem
By Etgar Lefkovits
December 5, 2001
Staunch Israel supporter New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani will join New York Mayor-elect Michael Bloomberg and New York Gov. George Pataki, on a 24-hour solidarity trip to Israel this Sunday.
Giuliani has also accepted the invitation of Jerusalem Mayor Ehud Olmert to light the first candle of Hanukkah at an official city lighting ceremony on Jerusalem's Ben-Yehuda pedestrian mall this Sunday night, the first night of Hanukkah, the city announced this evening.