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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.

Photo courtesy the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs
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.

 

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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.

Photo courtesy the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs
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.

 

  

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Monday, September 1, 2014
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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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