Ynetnew.com web site has posted an article by Anat Barshkovsky detailing an upcoming visit of The Dalai Lama to Israel. In part, the author stated:
Distinguished guest: The Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled Buddhist spiritual leader, will visit Israel for one week in the middle of February to take part in the events marking the 100th anniversary of late Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion's immigration to Israel. The distinguished guest, who has enraptured many followers with his conduct and declarations, will arrive in the Holy Land for the second time and is expected to visit Ben-Gurion's grave at the Sde Boker College in southern Israel... The Dalai Lama is expected to deliver a number of lectures at the (Ben-Gurion) university, after which he will visit Ben-Gurion's grave. He will stay in Israel for a week and will meet with state officials.
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UPDATE 02/20/06: Dalai Lama visit to Bethlehem canceled to avoid China clash. The Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, had a visit to Bethlehem canceled at the request of the Palestinian Authority, which is unwilling to antagonize China, organizers said on Monday. More on the Middle Eastern Times web site.
UPDATE 02/22/06: Dalai Lama Visits Israel: Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama salutes as he readies to give a press conference in Jerusalem on 15 February 2006. His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, paid a four-day visit to Israel last week, calling on all people to apply intelligence, infinite love and compassion in their dealings with their fellow human beings. More, with photo, on the Epoch Times web site.