MPs, Senators forced into bomb shelter in Jerusalem amid air sirens, strikes, say it ‘put it all in perspective’

A group of MPs and Senators got a first-hand glimpse of the daily violence on a trip to Israel last week.

The group of Canadian Parliamentarians and their spouses visit the Israeli Knesset July 8. From left: Senator Daniel Lang and wife Valerie Hodgson; Denise Gibbons and her husband, MP Gerry Byrne; Senator Salma Ataullahjan; MP Jasbir Sandhu and his wife, Simi; MP Bob Zimmer and his wife, Val; MP Ted Falk and his wife, Irene; and MP Yvonne Jones and Joseph Lanzon. Photo courtesy the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs

By Mark Burgess

PUBLISHED : Friday, July 11, 2014 10:18 PM

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