The internet is divided on Melania's outfit at the Holocaust memorial

For his first foreign trip since taking office, President Donald Trump traveled to Saudi Arabia and Israel, meeting with each country's respective leaders. Accompanied by Jared Kushner, Melania and Ivanka Trump, the first family was welcomed by Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife Sara on the tarmac in Tel Aviv.

Upon disembarking the plane, however, a questionable few-second interaction between Trump and Melania went viral. It appears that the president reached for the first lady's hand, but Melania swatted his hand away. The strange moment caused much speculation on social media -- but some assume Melania was just being conscious of the orthodox tradition.

Later in their journey, the Trumps visited both the Western Wall and Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial. Both Ivanka and Melania wore white to pay their respects at the center -- but, it was Melania's outfit that has drawn a bit of criticism.

See more of the Trumps visit to Yad Vashem:

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(From L-R) White House senior advisor Jared Kushner, daughter of US president Ivanka Trump, cantor Shay Abramson and Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau attend a wreath laying ceremony during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)
JERUSALEM - MAY 23: : (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT - 'AMOS BEN GERSHOM /ISRAELI PRIME MINISTRY MEDIA OFFICE/ HANDOUT' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) U.S. President Donald Trump makes a speech as his wife Melania Trump (L), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left 3) and his wife Sara Netanyahu (left 2) stand behind at Yad Vashem, Israels Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017. (Photo by Handout / Israeli Prime Ministry Media Office / Amos Ben Gershom/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
JERUSALEM - MAY 23: : (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT - 'AMOS BEN GERSHOM /ISRAELI PRIME MINISTRY MEDIA OFFICE/ HANDOUT' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) U.S. President Donald Trump signs guest book as his wife Melania Trump (L), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left 3) and his wife Sara Netanyahu (left 2) stand behind at Yad Vashem, Israels Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017. (Photo by Handout / Israeli Prime Ministry Media Office / Amos Ben Gershom/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (R) and Melania Trump attend a wreath laying ceremony during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)
White House senior advisor Jared Kushner (back L), First Lady Melania Trump (front-L), US President Donald Trump (front-R), and Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau (back-R), attend a wreath laying ceremony during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)
(From L-R) Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, First Lady Melania Trump, US President Donald Trump and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attend a wreath laying ceremony during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump stands next to first lady Melania as he greets Holocaust survivor Margot Herschenbaum (R) during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem, on May 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / DEBBIE HILL (Photo credit should read DEBBIE HILL/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump stands next to first lady Melania as he greets Holocaust survivor Margot Herschenbaum (R) during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem, on May 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / DEBBIE HILL (Photo credit should read DEBBIE HILL/AFP/Getty Images)
Ivanka Trump (C) and White House senior advisor Jared Kushner (R) listen to the US president delivering a speech during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (C-R) and First Lady Melania Trump (C-L) lay a wreath during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
White House senior advisor Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump listen to U.S. President Donald Trump speak to the media at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Debbie Hill/Pool
U.S. first lady Melania Trump (R) sits by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
U.S. President Donald Trump, flanked by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (3rd L) and their wives Melania Trump (L) and Sara Netanyahu (2nd L), delivers remarks after a wreath-laying at the Yad Vashem holocaust memorial in Jerusalem May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
(From L-R) White House senior advisor Jared Kushner, daughter of US president Ivanka Trump, cantor Shay Abramson and Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau attend a wreath laying ceremony during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)
Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner listen to US President at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / DEBBIE HILL (Photo credit should read DEBBIE HILL/AFP/Getty Images)
Ivanka Trump (L) and White House senior advisor Jared Kushner listen to the US president delivering a speech during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
White House senior advisor Jared Kushner (back L), Ivanka Trump (back-R), First Lady Melania Trump (middle-L), US President Donald Trump (middle-R), and Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau (back-C), attend a wreath laying ceremony during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)
(From L-R) White House senior advisor Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, First Lady Melania Trump, US President Donald Trump, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his wife Sara and Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev attend a wreath laying ceremony during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)
White House senior advisor Jared Kushner (L) and Ivanka Trump, the daughter of the US president, attend a wreath laying ceremony during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)
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FLOTUS' dress, which was decorated in off-white stripes, was long enough to shield her calves. However, although the dress was gorgeous, many weren't happy with its lack of sleeves and Melania's bare shoulders. In questioning the appropriateness of the dress, some suggested she wear a shawl or other type of covering.

SEE MORE: Twitter is divided over Melania's dress

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Melania cover your arms up, show some respect
I hate myself for liking her hat even though I despise the family. "Ivanka Trump dons somber outfit in Israel https://t.co/iDP6eHAcNv"
@IvankaTrump Who is designer of your navy hat? It is lovely!!! A beautiful outfit...(sorry to be so shallow!!!)
Today Melania visited Yad Vashem wearing a sleeveless dress. I'm waiting for the conservatives' outrage. https://t.co/URj464t8I9
During their visit to Yad Vashem, Trump and Melania made a point of holding hands, perhaps to offset yesterday's red-carpet brush off
Are Melania Trump (in white) and Sarah Netanyahu (in blue) colour coordinating their outfits for #YadVashem visit?
@corennacornwell @4everResist @creolepepper @3BetDan @SpeakerRyan @BarackObama Melania's photos are fine. It wasn't… https://t.co/jVir5BDNGE
@alivitali @maggieNYT @POTUS @IvankaTrump @FLOTUS @jaredkushner Ivanka bubbala you dont wear a hat in NYC so y wear… https://t.co/mscyHerYnz
Ivanka Trump wears 6K dress at Israel Museum. Tell me again how she relates to the average American woman?… https://t.co/YmBkCgUmx2
@StateDept @KellyannePolls @POTUS Geez. The lambasted Michelle Obama for baring her arms and her is Melania Trump i… https://t.co/yzTYeNH7yq
@StateDept @KellyannePolls @POTUS Why didn't someone a State tell Melania to keep her upper arms covered in Israel?
While today Melania is wearing sleeveless, Ivanka is still very covered up in long sleeves and long skirt - no hat… https://t.co/N0kJPvKr6M
Did Melania wear a sleeveless dress? But her bare arms will show. Surely Michelle warned her the right-wing will judge her for that.
Awaiting all the right wing OUTRAGE over the bare arms of our FLOTUS which should begin, any moment. Right? https://t.co/i1zqMfpwMr
@notneoughvodka How many times did you tell Michelle Obama to cover her arms when she wore a sleeveless dress? Melania's dress was perfect!
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Ivanka, who converted to Judaism when she married Jared, sported a $5700 lace Oscar de La Renta gown. The white silhouette covered the first daughter's arms and legs.

Together, POTUS and Melania presented a wreath at Yad Vashem, while Ivanka and her husband looked on.

In her Instagram photo, she included a quote from Viktor E. Frankl. "But there was no need to be ashamed of tears, for tears bore witness that a man had the greatest of courage, the courage to suffer," it read.

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