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Jeb makes Christmas-time visit to Holy Land

According to the Jerusalem Post, former Gov. Jeb Bush, his wife Columba, and his children are arriving Monday in Israel. The visit comes two weeks before older brother President George W. Bush is scheduled to make his first trip to the country since he became President.

The Post describes the trip as a "private visit" that will include stops in Massada, Nazareth and a tour of the northern border with Deputy Chief of General Staff. Maj.-Gen. Dan Harel. Bush is scheduled to meet Monday with Knesset Speaker Dalia Itzik and a number of Knesset members.