Mitt Romney in Israel

When Stars And Stripes Meet Star Of David

After Romney visit, Israelis feel trapped in U.S. presidential race.

Israel Correspondent

Tel Aviv – Gov. Mitt Romney’s campaign caravan has long packed up and left Jerusalem, but his two-day stopover here on a much-touted foreign tour by the presumed Republican nominee thrust Israel into the limelight of a presidential campaign even more than usual.

Romney’s visit followed in the footsteps of former presidential hopefuls and other aspiring American politicians have made Israel a regular destination to burnish their foreign policy chops and appeal to Jewish voters.  

Mitt Romney, left, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brought a flavor of American politics to Israel. getty images
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