Shalom Life | August 27, 2014

Mitt Romney to Visit Israel this Summer

Middle East trip likely to take place after London olympics

By: Leonard Carl

Published: July 3rd, 2012 in News » World

Mitt Romney to Visit Israel this Summer

The odds-on favourite Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be saying “shalom” later this summer, as he visits Israel where he will meet with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and other Israeli officials.

While the trip has not yet been officially announced, it was reported by the New York Times, which cited an aide to the GOP nominee.

While the exact date of this latest trip to Israel has yet to be ironed out, it is thought to be likely added on to Romney's trip to the Summer Olympics in London later in July.

During this - Romney’s fourth visit to Israel - he will also sit down with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, as well as with U.S. Ambassador Daniel Shapiro.

Romney met with PM Netanyahu and other officials last year during a three-day visit to the Jewish State as part of a week-long tour.

A close advisor to Prime Minister Netanyahu has said that Romney is a "strong friend of Israel and we'll be happy to meet with him."

Romney has identified himself as more pro-Israel than current US President Barack Obama, describing the Jewish State as the United State’s "best ally" in the Middle East.

Earlier this year, Romney accuses Obama of throwing Israel “under the bus” during the Middle East peace process.

Palestinians Rescue Jewish Settlers From West Bank Attack Palestinians Rescue Jewish Settlers From West Bank Attack TrendingISIS Terrorist Who Executed James Foley Is Also A British Rapper ISIS Terrorist Who Executed James Foley Is Also A British Rapper TrendingTeen Gets Eleven-Year Sentence for Carving Swastika on Boy Teen Gets Eleven-Year Sentence for Carving Swastika on Boy Trending
 

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones Hope to Co-Star in a Film

August 26, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones Hope to Co-Star in a Film

The married couple is looking for the right project to work on together

Read More

Sarah Silverman Wins Emmy, Thanks “My Jews”

August 26, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Sarah Silverman Wins Emmy, Thanks “My Jews”

The comedian won on Monday night for Best Writing for a Variety Show

Read More

Scarlett Johansson Designs T-Shirt For Planned Parenthood

August 26, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Scarlett Johansson Designs T-Shirt For Planned Parenthood

The initiative 'Women Are Watching' seeks to educate and mobilize young voters about women's health issues and rights.

Read More

Howard Stern Takes On The ALS Ice (Cube) Challenge [VIDEO]

August 26, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Howard Stern Takes On The ALS Ice (Cube) Challenge [VIDEO]

The 'America's Got Talent' judge completed the popular challenge kinda.

Read More

The Love Jewce: An Interview With Shoes by Jews

August 26, 2014 | By Andria Kaplan
The Love Jewce: An Interview With Shoes by Jews

We speak to Shawn Michael (no, not the wrestler) about their product that "discreetly provides an extra 2-3 inches of height" to shorter men

Read More

Parents of Missing American Yeshiva Student Offer $28,000 Reward

August 26, 2014 | By ShalomLife Team
Parents of Missing American Yeshiva Student Offer $28,000 Reward

Aaron Sofer has been missing since Friday when he went hiking in Jerusalem

Read More

Watchdog Calls Out BBC For Hamas 'Propaganda'

August 26, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Watchdog Calls Out BBC For Hamas 'Propaganda'

BBC Watch accuses the newspaper of "absolving Hamas of truce violation," and refusing to name the 4-year-old Israeli who was killed by Hamas mortar fire

Read More

BDS Victory Over SodaStream Equals 900 Palestinians Out of Work

August 26, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
BDS Victory Over SodaStream Equals 900 Palestinians Out of Work

SodaStream is moving its Ma'ale Adumim factory to the Negev

Read More

More Headlines