Sir Paul McCartney stated Wednesday that he’s “carrying a message of peace” to Israelis and Palestinians, as he travelled through Bethlehem, Israel, and the West Bank.
McCartney is set to play a concert in Tel Aviv on Thursday, despite criticism suggesting that “his visit to Israel supports its occupation of the West Bank”.
Paul McCartney said Wednesday he’s carrying a message of peace for Israel and the Palestinians, rejecting criticism of his planned concert in Tel Aviv.
McCartney toured the West Bank town of Bethlehem, visiting the Church of the Nativity, built over the traditional birthplace of Jesus.
The 66-year-old former Beatle ducked into the fourth-century church through its low, narrow entrance, taking pictures with a small camera. He lit two long, tapered white candles in different parts of the church, saying each time that they were “for peace