Saturday, December 27, 2014

Follow us:
Follow @NY1 on Twitter Follow NY1 News on Facebook Follow NY1 News on Google+ Subscribe to this news feed 

News

Cuomo, State Leaders to Visit Israel This Week

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: Cuomo, State Leaders to Visit Israel This Week
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

out of 10

Free Video Views Remaining

To get you to the stories you care about, we are offering everyone 10 video views per month.

Access to our video is always free for Time Warner Cable video customers who login with their TWC ID.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

Governor Andrew Cuomo and state Legislature leaders plan to make a "unity trip" to Israel this week to show support for the country amid the fighting in Gaza.

The group, which includes State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and State Senate Majority Leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein, will leave for Tel Aviv on a commercial airliner Tuesday night.

They will meet with Israeli government officials, as well as those affected by the conflict during the three day trip.

It's unclear if they will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The trip will not be paid for with taxpayer money.

The trip is meant to show solidarity with Israel.

Members of the governor's family and several other bold faced names such as Mort Zuckerman, the publisher of the Daily News, and fashion designer Kenneth Cole will also be a part of the delegation.

10.11.12.247 ClientIP: 54.234.141.47, 23.62.7.37 UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/) Profile: TWCSAMLSP