State Senator Frank LaRose (R-Copley) announced today that the Ohio Senate will welcome the Honorable Hilik Bar, Deputy Speaker of the Israeli Knesset, to address state leaders Wednesday during a session of the Ohio Senate.

Deputy Speaker Bar was elected in 2013 to serve as a member of the nineteenth Knesset, which is Israel's equivalent to the U.S. Congress. Bar lives in Jerusalem with his wife, Edit, and son, Harel.

WHO: Deputy Speaker of the Israeli Knesset, Hilik Bar

WHAT: A special address to members of the Ohio Senate

WHERE: Senate Chamber, Ohio Statehouse

WHEN: Session begins at 1:30 p.m.

Deputy Speaker Bar and Senator LaRose will be available to answer questions immediately following session. 

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