This piece originally appeared in The Jewish News of Northern California

Bipartisan Delegation of California State Legislators Experience “Eye-Opener” Visit to Israel with Project Interchange

Photo of delegation group from California State Legislature on a visit to the Western Wall

California’s $2.5-trillion economy presents an unparalleled opportunity for Israel to expand its ties in the United States in a mutually beneficial capacity, particularly as an extension of the 2014 MoU signed between California and Israel on such issues as technology, water, agriculture, and clean energy. Serving in one of the most diverse state legislatures, Latino, Asian-American, and African-American legislators are powerful potential allies for key communities and issues in California and beyond. The Jewish News of Northern California interviewed several participants in Project Interchange’s delegation of California Senate and Assembly members.

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