Seven Republican congressmen to visit Israel


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Seven Republican U.S. congressmen are visiting Israel next month.

Among those who will be making the trip are the co-chairs of the Republican Israel Caucus, Peter Roskam of Illinois and Doug Lamborn of Colorado. They will be joined by  Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, the chairman of the Republican Study Committee, which advances a conservative social and economic agenda in the House of Representatives.

The congressmen will attend discussions at the Knesset, hold meetings throughout the country and take a helicopter flight over the West Bank, Israel Hayom reported.

Others heading to Israel are Reps. John Flemming of Louisiana,  Louie Gohmert of Texas, Randy Forbes of Virginia and John Carter of Texas.

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