Shevrin Jones: Why I am traveling to Israel

Faith has been at the root of my life since my earliest memories. My father, Pastor Eric Jones, and my mother have instilled values in me through my Christian education. Those values continue to inform my views of the world and my public service. 

Today, I depart Miami for Israel, where President Biden spent last week making history and progressing peace and cooperation among US allies. As he stood in Jerusalem, he reaffirmed the unwavering strength of the US-Israel relationship and the shared values which bind us. 

I will walk the streets of the old city, where the histories of Judaism,

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