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Ted Cruz Travels to Israel, Posts ‘Heartbreaking’ Photos

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Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz shared sobering images of a destroyed home in Israel that was allegedly bombed by Hamas, experiencing firsthand the importance of standing with Israel to protect its citizens against acts of terror.

Cruz traveled to Israel with Tennessee Republican Sen. Bill Hagerty on Sunday to visit damaged areas and to meet with Israeli leaders.

The senator wanted “to hear and see firsthand what our Israeli allies need to defend themselves, and to show the international community that we stand unequivocally with Israel,” Cruz said in a statement to the Washington Free Beacon.

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Referring to the situation as “heartbreaking,” Cruz posted an emotional series of pictures on Twitter of a house in Ashkelon where he said the caretaker of an elderly lady was killed by a Hamas rocket attack.

The visit helped highlight Cruz’s efforts to stand with Israel.

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