Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina intends to travel to Israel over Labor Day weekend to brush up on her foreign policy credentials.
Campaign manager Marty Wilson says Fiorina, a former Hewlett-Packard chief executive, wants to be informed and updated on what's happening in the Middle East.
The Republican Jewish Coalition is paying for the four-day trip, which begins after Fiorina's first debate with Sen. Barbara Boxer.
Boxer, who is Jewish, has strong support among pro-Israel groups.
Before the primary, Fiorina criticized her GOP opponent Tom Campbell for opposing increased economic aid to Israel while he served in Congress.
© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.