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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10-medal Olympian and Holocaust survivor living quietly in Israel

By AARON HELLER, ASSOCIATED PRESS– One of the world’s most decorated Olympians is living quietly in Israel, a country that just wrapped up its participation in the world competition without a single medal. Agnes Keleti, 91 now, won 10 Olympic medals in gymnastics, including five golds, for Hungary in the 1950s before defecting and emigrating…

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Cairo coup another Obama "success"

By JONATHAN TOBIN, COMMENTARY— Last week’s terror attack on Egyptian army troops by jihadists whose ultimate aim was to kill Israelis provoked an unexpectedly harsh reaction from Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. The chaos in the Sinai is the direct result of the revolution that brought down the Mubarak regime. The Hamas government looked to benefit…

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Romney running mate Paul Ryan committed to Israel's security

By JENNIFER LIPMAN, THE JC— The man picked to run for the White House alongside Republican hopeful Mitt Romney has stated that the US has “no better friend in the Middle East than the nation of Israel”. Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin congressman named as Mr Romney’s running mate, is a committed Catholic and considered to…

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Hizbullah Claims Rockets Can Reach All of Israel

By CHANA YA’AR, ARUTZ 7— The Hizbullah terror leadership claimed Monday that its missiles can now reach all of Israeli territory. Speaking at a ceremony in southern Lebanon, Nabil Ka’uk announced from the podium that “Hizbullah rockets can reach all Israeli settlements,” referring to Israeli towns and cities. The reference by Ka’uk, who is deputy…

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Israeli officials issued a withering response to White House

By MICHAL SHMULOVICH, TIMES OF ISRAEL– Israeli officials issued a withering response Saturday to assurances from the White House that the US would know in good time if Iran was making a “breakout” to a nuclear weapon. The Americans “didn’t see 9/11 coming,” Israel’s Channel 2 news quoted what it said were “sources in Jerusalem”…

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