Video: 'Tel Aviv is cool but Jerusalem is Israel's capital'

The British broadcast authority, which has often been charged with bias against Israel, listed “East Jerusalem” as the capital for the “Palestinian Olympic team” while leaving Israel listed without a capital. After Israel and Jews around the world complained, the BBC partly corrected its mistake and stated that Israel’s “seat of government is Jerusalem” while…

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Its not about Palestine, its about Israel

By VIC ROSENTHAL, FRESNO ZIONISM— The single greatest misconception about the conflict between Israel and its neighbors is that it’s about the Palestinians. A corollary to this is the idea that creating a Palestinian state would be a step toward peace. Focusing on the relations between Israel and the Palestinians turns the conflict inside out.…

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Israel shifts defense focus after Arab Spring

By PAUL COLSEY, CNN— Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a major review of the country’s defense strategy on Wednesday, as the embattled regional power tries to adapt to a post-Arab Spring world. Netanyahu took the rare step of summoning the entire Cabinet to discuss the new five-year strategy, his office said. “We must be…

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'Diplomacy with Iran has failed; it's time for important decisions

By ISRAEL HAYOM— Responding to remarks by U.S. officials that an Israeli attack would only delay Iran’s procurement of nuclear weapons, Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren says “one, two, three, four years are a long time in the Middle East” Israel would be willing to strike Iran’s nuclear facilities, even if doing so…

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Where does Paul Ryan stand on Israel?

By MICHAEL FREUND, JPOST— Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s selection of Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate earlier this week has shaken up the race for the White House. With his youthful demeanor, impressive command of policy and affable personality, the Wisconsin congressman’s appeal extends far beyond the traditional Republican base. Indeed, initial polls…

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'Family-Friendly' Hizbullah Terror Theme park

By RACHEL HIRSHFELD, ARUTZ 7— Designed to indoctrinate children and the Western world with a reverence for jihadi terrorism, Hizbullah has built a multi-million dollar theme park that espouses “martyrdom” against Israel. The newly created “Hizbullah theme park,” located in the Lebanese city of Mleeta, features barbed wire, tanks, rockets, archive video footage and an…

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Is the pen mightier than the nuke?

By NOAH BECK, By most measures, fiction writers are a fairly self-indulgent lot: they sit around mulling and forming ideas, converting concepts into stories, refining their drafts, and then hoping that someone — perhaps with enough prodding — takes notice. In most cases, when stacked up against physicians, firefighters, and home builders, it’s hard to…

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