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Posts Tagged: Israel President

June 24, 2014 4:33 am
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Israeli President-Elect Rivlin Contrasts Sharply With Outgoing Peres

JNS.org - As a well-respected parliamentarian who has served as the government's Minister of Communications and the speaker of the Knesset, Israeli president-elect MK...

June 17, 2014 11:36 am
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Israeli President-Elect on Kidnappings: We Shouldn’t Be Fearful in Our Own Country

Times of Israel - Israel's president-elect Reuven Rivlin visited the religious seminary where two of the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers studied and met with their...

May 15, 2014 12:03 pm
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Rumor-Filled Israeli Presidential Race May Heat Up Further – Or Implode

JNS.org - Israeli President Shimon Peres is retiring in July, capping a seven-year term and a nearly seven-decade political career in the Jewish state.  After...

May 11, 2014 10:13 pm
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Netanyahu Weighs Bill to Delay Israeli Presidential Election

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering initiating a bill this week to delay June's Israeli presidential election by half a year. This...

December 27, 2013 11:38 am
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Natan Sharansky a Possible Candidate for Israeli President

JNS.org - Natan Sharansky, the famed refusenik and current chairman of The Jewish Agency for Israel, is a possible candidate to run for Israeli...

July 31, 2013 3:05 pm
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Shimon Peres ‘The Optimist’ to Be First Profile in Amazon E-Book Interview Series

Ynet - President Shimon Peres is the first person to star in a new series of personal interviews being launched in recent days by online...

June 18, 2013 3:10 pm
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Despite Advanced Age, Peres Believes Peace is Possible in His Lifetime

Israel's President Shimon Peres believes peace between Israel and the Palestinians is possible—and in his lifetime. Peres, who is approaching his 90th birthday, gave a brief,...

February 19, 2013 1:23 am
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Shimon Peres to Present Obama With Presidental Medal of Distinction During Upcoming Visit

Israeli President Shimon Peres has announced that he will award U.S. President Barack Obama the Presidential Medal of Distinction during his upcoming visit,...

March 4, 2012 12:44 pm
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Peres: We Fought Six Wars, we Have Not Lost One, and we Never Will

Israel's President Shimon Peres - after a moving tribute to his lifelong dedication to Israel - took the stage. "Thank you President Obama, for being a...

March 1, 2012 10:36 am
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“The View” Gets a Visit from Israel President Shimon Peres (VIDEO)

Members of Israel's political leadership are in the United States this week, ahead of the annual AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) conference scheduled to...

February 24, 2012 11:23 am
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Facebook CEO Teams up With Israel President Peres for Peace (VIDEO)

Shimon Peres, the President of Israel, will be coming to the United States in early March for a number of meetings with U.S. officials. The Algemeiner...

February 8, 2012 4:53 pm
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Nobel Laureate Peres Issues Peace Offering to Iranian People

In an address marking the 63rd anniversary of the establishment of Israel's parliament, Israeli President and Nobel Peace laureate, Shimon Peres, made a peaceful overture...

Culture

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Trump Campaign Mideast Adviser Walid Phares: President Envisions Resolution...

A terrorism expert and long-time Fox News analyst who served as the new US leader’s Mideast adviser during the election campaign...

Israel

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the special circumstances of Olmert's conviction...

Middle East

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish L...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations,...

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