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July 29, 2012 12:20 pm

Mitt Romney Delivers Tisha B’av Prayer at Western Wall (VIDEO)

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Mitt Romney at the Western Wall. Photo: Screenshot.

Washington Post – JERUSALEM — Mitt Romney made a visit Sunday to the Western Wall here in the Old City of Jerusalem, one of Judaism’s holiest sites, to deliver a prayer on the solemn Jewish holiday of Tisha B’av.

In a symbolic gesture to convey his shared values with the Israeli people, Romney interrupted his day of official meetings to add a surprise stop at the historic site. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee, wearing a black yarmulke on his head, walked through a crowded plaza to place his prayer in a crack in the wall at the foot of the Temple Mount.

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