International Jewish parliamentarians to meet with MKs

By GIL STERN STERN HOFFMAN
December 21, 2015 03:22




A delegation from the International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians, headed by Congressman Eliot Engel and under the auspices of the World Jewish Congress, will meet Monday with members of the Knesset Christian Allies Caucus to discuss leveraging relations with parliamentarians of other faiths.

The meeting will also focus on the cooperation of he MKs with their sister caucus in Congress, the Congressional Israel Allies Caucus.

The international Jewish parliamentarians are in Jerusalem for three days of discussions and meetings with senior members of Knesset and Israeli government officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, opposition leader Isaac Herzog, Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid and Education Minister Naftali Bennett.


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