Shalom Life | March 03, 2015

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.

Obama and Netanyahu Duke it Out 'Star Wars' Style [VIDEO] Obama and Netanyahu Duke it Out 'Star Wars' Style [VIDEO] TrendingEgyptian TV Host: Jews Use the Holocaust to Suck the Blood of Germans Egyptian TV Host: Jews Use the Holocaust to Suck the Blood of Germans TrendingCanadians Honor Leonard Nimoy With $5 Bills Canadians Honor Leonard Nimoy With $5 Bills Trending
 

Top 20 Under 40 - Adam Bledin

March 03, 2015 | By Ashley Baylen
Top 20 Under 40 - Adam Bledin

Bledin is the President and Creative Director of LAZYPANTS.

Read More

Simon Wiesenthal Center Calls For The U.S. To Pull Out Of The Muscat International Book Fair

March 03, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
Simon Wiesenthal Center Calls For The U.S. To Pull Out Of The Muscat International Book Fair

The book fair, which promotes anti-semitic literature, has Jewish groups appalled by America's support.

Read More

New ‘Gaza Man’ Game Promotes War Between Israelis and Palestinians

March 03, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
New ‘Gaza Man’ Game Promotes War Between Israelis and Palestinians

The game, available for download in the Google play store, encourages Palestinians to fight against Israelis and "liberate" the land

Read More

Lauryn Hill Returning To Israel

March 03, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
Lauryn Hill Returning To Israel

The singer/songwriter will be performing in the Holy Land for the first time since 2007

Read More

Steven Spielberg to Direct Jennifer Lawrence as War Photographer

March 03, 2015 | By Ashley Baylen
Steven Spielberg to Direct Jennifer Lawrence as War Photographer

Spielberg will direct the upcoming adaptation of 'It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War'.

Read More

Jay Baruchel’s ‘Man Seeking Women’ Gets Second Season

March 03, 2015 | By Ashley Baylen
Jay Baruchel’s ‘Man Seeking Women’ Gets Second Season

FXX announced that the comedy will be returning for atleast one more year.

Read More

Maroon 5 Hang Outs With 10-Year Old Superfan With Down Syndrome [VIDEO]

March 03, 2015 | By Ashley Baylen
Maroon 5 Hang Outs With 10-Year Old Superfan With Down Syndrome [VIDEO]

Adam Levine and his band made Christopher Warner's dreams come true.

Read More

Jews Top Forbes Annual List Of Billionaires

March 03, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
Jews Top Forbes Annual List Of Billionaires

The list is out, and ten of the fifty wealthiest billionaires are members of the Tribe

Read More

More Headlines