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…

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…

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…