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Legislators Tour Israel as Federation Guests

New Jersey Jewish News

March 05, 2014

"Ten percent of the New Jersey Legislature participated in a mission to Israel from Feb. 28 to March 3 in an event sponsored by the NJ State Association of Jewish Federations.

The mission provided an opportunity to inform and educate NJ legislators about Israel. Participants visited historical and religious sites meaningful to Jews and Christians and attended information sessions with members of the Knesset (Israel’s parliament), Foreign Ministry, and media and business sectors.

'Our NJ legislators were given a broad view of the very tough challenges Israel faces, along with the opportunities and innovations that Israel offers the world,' said mission chair Mark S. Levenson, president of the State Association and a partner with the Newark-based law firm, Sills Cummis & Gross."