From Jerusalem to Belfast – Fleur Hassan visits Northern Ireland

Have you ever visited Jerusalem or wanted to visit it?

A Biblical city, prayed for and cherished by billions,  with modern challenges and needs.

Jerusalem city councillor and leader of the opposition, Fleur Hassan Nahoum visited Belfast as a guest of Northern Ireland Friends of Israel.

Fleur and deputy mayor Emmet

Fleur spoke to a large audience of NIFI supporters, paid a courtesy visit to the Deputy Lord Mayor of Belfast, and met with elected representatives at Stormont, including DUP Party leader, Arlene Foster MLA, William Humphrey MLA; Ulster Unionist Steve Aiken MLA; and Alliance MLA John Blair in his first week in post.

Fleur me Arlene William

Positive conversations included challenges of shared public space, integration, tourism and Jerusalem’s experience in hi tech with the Made in Jerusalem initiative.

Fleur Sgteve Aiken me

Fleur and John Blair MLA sTORMONT

Fleur also met with Israeli and Palestinian visitors from Women Wage Peace who happened to be staying at the same hotel!

 

Fleur was visiting the UK and Ireland on a visit sponsored by the Zionist Federation of the UK and Ireland.