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Posts Tagged: Israeli President Shimon Peres

June 2, 2017 2:23 pm

New Book by Late Israeli President Shimon Peres Examines the ‘Why’ Behind Jewish State’s History

JNS.org - A new book by the late Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, which delves into pivotal moments in the Jewish state’s history from his perspective, is...

March 10, 2017 5:03 pm

Report: Member of British Royal Family to Make First State Visit to Israel

JNS.org - A member of the United Kingdom’s royal family is reportedly expected to visit Israel this year, in what would be an historic first for the Jewish...

June 21, 2016 10:03 am

10 Start-Ups to Compete at Tel Aviv’s TechCrunch ‘Meetup + Pitch-Off’

JNS.org - On June 22, TechCrunch is holding its first start-up meetup + pitch-off in Tel Aviv, presented by Israeli technology banking group Leumi Tech and...

January 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Recovering Well After Mild Heart Attack

JNS.org - Former Israeli president Shimon Peres, 92, suffered a mild heart attack and was hospitalized on Thursday. Despite the scare, Peres’s personal doctor, Dr. Raphi...

July 9, 2015 9:30 am

U2 Frontman Bono Dedicates Song to Former Israeli President Peres

JNS.org - A moving tribute awaited former Israeli president Shimon Peres on Wednesday when U2 frontman Bono dedicated the song One to the Israeli statesman during...

April 23, 2015 1:27 pm

Peres Cancels Lucrative Hapoalim Bank Contract: I Would Never Do Anything That Even Smells of Money

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres canceled a lucrative bank contract he held with Bank Hapoalim after media outlets reported that he was earning $30,000 a...

July 24, 2014 7:34 pm

Full Transcript: Israeli President Shimon Peres’ Farewell Speech at the Knesset

Below is the full transcript of Israeli President Shimon Peres' farewell speech at the Knesset on July 24, 2014. I came to thank you for...

July 23, 2014 3:20 pm

In Qatari-Backed Trip, UN’s Ban Ki-moon Laid Low by Israel’s Peres: ‘Mr. Secretary-General, They Even Use Your UNRWA Schools to Store Their Rockets’

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Wednesday told United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon that Israel would not stand by while Qatar, which paid for the...

July 21, 2014 9:22 am

Peres to the 3 Children of Fallen IDF Major Greenberg: ‘Your Father Was a Hero Who Risked His Life and Fought Like a Lion’

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Monday visited the families of some of the 13 Israeli Defense Forces soldiers who died in combat at the...

July 18, 2014 10:37 am

Peres to Pope Francis: ‘Our Operation is Aimed at Stopping Two Killing Methods’

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Friday told Pope Francis that Israel's Operation Protective Edge "aimed to bring an end to two killing methods - the...

July 16, 2014 11:40 am

Israel’s Peres: ‘This Time Hamas is Isolated, Justice Has a Clear Majority’

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Wednesday said Hamas's rejection of Egypt's proposed ceasefire that was accepted by Israel and the Arab League has left the...

July 1, 2014 2:03 pm

Full Transcript: President Peres’ Eulogy at the Funerals of Eyal Yifrach, Naftali Frankel and Gilad Shaar

Below is the full transcript of Israeli President Peres' Eulogy at the funerals of Eyal Yifrach, Naftali Frankel and Gilad Shaar on July 1,...

June 30, 2014 11:02 am

Iraqi Lawmaker Calls on Kurds to ‘Explain Nature of Their Relationship With Israel’

An angry Iraqi lawmaker demanded answers from members of the restive northern province over Israel's public support for the creation of an independent Kurdistan. "The Kurds...

June 26, 2014 2:56 pm

Full Transcript: Address by Israeli President, Shimon Peres, at the United States Congress

Below is the full transcript of remarks by Israeli President Shimon Peres at the United States Congress on June 26th, 2014, in his final...


Top This? Presidential Candidates Get Covered in Yiddishkeit

JNS.org - Along with giving out kipot to put on one’s head, Marc Daniels, a published author and the director...

Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around

JNS.org - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who...


Association of British Scrabble Players Updates Definition of ‘Jew...

The Association of British Scrabble Players updated its guide to label the listed definitions of “jew” and "jews" as "offensive"...


Israeli Exit Polls: No Majority for Netanyahu, Blocs Essentially Tied, Lieb...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for political survival looked set to stretch on for days or weeks after exit...

Middle East

Unidentified Drone Hits Position at Syria-Iraq Border

An air strike by an unidentified drone hit a position near a Syrian government-held town at the Iraqi border overnight, a source in the regional alliance that backs Damascus and...


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