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Bennett meets with AIPAC leaders as he begins first full day of US trip

Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett meets with AIPAC CEO Howard Kohr in Washington on August 25, 2021. (Avi Ohayon/GPO)
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett meets with AIPAC CEO Howard Kohr in Washington on August 25, 2021. (Avi Ohayon/GPO)

WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Naftali Bennett starts the first full day of his visit to Washington DC with morning prayers in his room at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel.

He is now meeting with AIPAC CEO Howard Kohr and president Betsy Berns Korn at the hotel.

At 1 p.m. local time (8 p.m. in Israel), Bennett will meet with Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

He will then set out across the Potomac River to meet with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin at the Pentagon.

Bennett’s day will end with a 6 p.m. (1 a.m. in Israel) meeting with US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan.

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett recites morning prayers at his hotel in Washington on August 25, 2021. (Avi Ohayon/GPO)

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