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Pope Francis left a note at the Wall in accordance with Jewish tradition. Below, he embraces his two friends (Photo: PA)

Pope also kissed hands of Holocaust survivors at Yad Vashem

Francis prays at the separation barrier on his way to a Mass in Manger Square, Bethlehem (Photo: PA)

The Holy Father understands symbolism, and will realise the pressure he has put on Israel

Pope embraced Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Muslim leader Omar Abboud at sacred Jewish site

The Pope prays at Yad Vashem, Israel's official Holocaust memorial

Holy Father makes moving plea at Holocaust memorial

Pope Francis greets Stanley Bergman, president of the American Jewish Committee (Photo: CNS)

Francis says Catholics and Jews must work together to create a ‘more just and fraternal world’

Rabbi Skorka (Photo: PA)

The rabbi told reporters that Francis would be able to resist the pressure of different factions