Republican Mitt Romney greets audience members after delivering a speech in Jerusalem on July 29. Israel's new prominence in campaign rhetoric has some in the Jewish state worried. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Israel Finds Itself A Partisan Election Issue In U.S.
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Judge Rules American's Death In Gaza An Accident
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Israeli Court Rejects Suit By U.S. Activists' Family
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Palestinians enjoy a day at a beach last week. Many West Bank Palestinians allowed into Israel in recent weeks headed to the Mediterranean shore. Uriel Sinai/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinians Flood Into Israel, If Only Briefly
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (center) visits the Natanz Uranium Enrichment Facility in April 2008. Israel and the U.S. targeted the facility in 2009 with the Stuxnet cyberattack. AP hide caption

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Massive Cyberattack: Act 1 Of Israeli Strike On Iran?
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Family members and friends gather around 8-day-old Israeli baby Oz Naftaly Cohen after his traditional Jewish circumcision ceremony in 2005. Ariel Schalit/AP hide caption

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Some Israeli Parents Rethink Ritual Circumcision
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Republicans On Defense After Naked Romp In Sea Of Galilee
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Palestinians order food at a coffee shop in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Sunday. Tara Todras-Whitehill/Tara Todras-Whitehill for NPR hide caption

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Sneaking A Bite During Ramadan's Long, Hot Days
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Israeli army tractors demolish a Palestinian home on Nov. 24, 2011, in the village of Yatta near Hebron, reported to be in Area C, an Israeli-controlled section of the West Bank. Recently, Israel has issued orders to evacuate and demolish more Palestinian communities in Area C, the largest section of the West Bank. Abed Al Hashlamoun/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Palestinians Fear New Israeli Moves In West Bank
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Sheik Ahmad Assir speaks to supporters at a tent encampment set up in protest against Hezbollah in Sidon, Lebanon. He accuses the Islamist militant group of using resistance against Israel as a smokescreen for another aim: advancing Iranian regional hegemony. Mohamad al-Baba/NPR hide caption

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Sunni Cleric Rises To Challenge Hezbollah In Lebanon
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Egypt Accused Of Inflating Facts On Sinai Attacks
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Israeli soldiers look at their Egyptian counterparts from their side of the border Wednesday at the Kerem Shalom border crossing, where an attack by Islamist militants on Sunday killed 16 Egyptian soldiers. Tara Todras-Whitehill for NPR hide caption

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Israel Wary Of Egypt's Calls To Alter Peace Treaty
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Egypt Fires Missiles At Militants In Sinai
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