Ben Stiller revealed to Parade magazine that he has some fond memories from visiting Israel as a teen.
The actor and director, promoting his new movie, recalled that he took a father-son bonding trip with his father, comedian Jerry Stiller, to Israel at 16 — and found himself in a romantic dalliance there.
“I met a girl on that trip and we had a whirlwind romance,” Stiller told Parade. “Is it blasphemous to say we ended up making out near the Western Wall? It might be. But we did… It was one of those times you don’t ever forget.”
Stiller has returned to Israel several times since then, Ynet reports.