August 1, 2019, Updated August 6, 2019

Israelis rolled out the welcome mat for Jennifer Lopez as she touched down at Ben-Gurion International Airport on July 30 ahead of a Thursday night show at Yarkon Park in Tel Aviv.

The pop icon was accompanied by her partner, former professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez (A-Rod), her 11-year-old twins and his two daughters.

Post from the Jennifer Lopez in Israel Facebook page.

“The mother land Israel!!! First time here. I’m in love!” JLo tweeted.

The blended celeb family also was accompanied by 100 dancers, musicians and technical staff, who toted along a reported 45 tons of equipment for JLo’s show as part of a multicity “It’s My Party” tour marking her 50th birthday on July 24. Some 50,000 fans attended the concert in Tel Aviv.

Amazing energy in Tel Aviv last night!! Over 50,000 strong!!! I love you so much ???????????????????????????????? The party continues… #ItsMyPartyTour

Posted by Jennifer Lopez on Thursday, August 1, 2019

The family toured around Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, visiting holy sites including the Western Wall and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. They rode on camels in Jerusalem and electric scooters in Tel Aviv.

As the trip drew to a close, A-Rod posted on Instagram: “What an amazing time we are having on my first trip to Israel! The people have been wonderful and have such energy. I will definitely be back and recommend visiting this incredible country!”

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