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Posts Tagged: Shimon Peres

November 15, 2016 6:19 pm
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Israeli PM Netanyahu Tells DC Gathering of US Jews He Looks Forward to Working With Trump to Advance ‘Peace and Security’

Speaking to a large gathering of US Jews on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was looking forward to working with President-elect Donald...

October 30, 2016 6:26 am
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At Unveiling of Shimon Peres’ Tombstone, Netanyahu Announces Israeli Nuclear Research Facility to Be Named After Late Elder Statesman

JNS.org -- Israel's nuclear research facility in Dimona will be named after the late former president, Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Friday, during the unveiling of the elder...

October 7, 2016 10:04 am
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Shimon Peres (1923-1985;1986-2016): Which Do We Mourn?

"Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue." -- Gaius Sallustius Crispus, Roman historian...

October 6, 2016 8:21 am
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The Epitaph of Shimon Peres

“Man is a beggar when he thinks, and a prince when he dreams.” I do not know if Shimon Peres was fond of Hölderlin’s poetry. And it...

October 5, 2016 12:24 pm
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Arab Israelis Defy Knesset Reps, Pay Condolence Call to Family of Late Elder Statesman Shimon Peres

A group of some 150 Arab Israelis paid a condolence call on Tuesday to the family of the late former President Shimon Peres, just days after...

October 5, 2016 6:34 am
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An Enormous Funeral for an Enigmatic Israeli Leader

One of the best known and most widely admired Israeli statesmen died on Sept. 28. After suffering a massive stroke two weeks earlier, Shimon Peres...

October 2, 2016 1:47 pm
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Bar Refaeli’s Baby, ‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot, NBA Player Omri Casspi Listed Among This Year’s ‘Most Influential Israelis’

To mark the start of the new Jewish year, Israel's Channel 2 on Sunday compiled a list of the most influential Israelis in every age group. The youngest of the...

October 2, 2016 6:23 am
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What I Learned From Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres, of blessed memory, was perhaps the most intellectually curious leader in the history of modern Zionism, second only to his legendary mentor, David...

September 30, 2016 3:16 pm
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Britain’s Prince Charles Turns Heads at Peres Funeral With Personalized Royal Kippah

Britain’s Prince Charles turned some heads at the funeral of the late Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on Friday with a personalized kippah bearing...

September 30, 2016 3:06 pm
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Shimon Peres, a Leader for All Seasons

Shimon Peres understood the Biblical verse “to everything there is a season.” When he was a young man working for David Ben-Gurion, he saw that Israel’s very...

September 30, 2016 2:10 pm
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Abbas Draws Fire From Palestinians for Appearing to Cry at Peres Funeral

An image that appeared to show Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas crying at the funeral of the late Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on...

September 30, 2016 7:25 am
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Shimon Peres’ Funeral, Mahmoud Abbas’ Hypocrisy

On Thursday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas requested and was granted permission from the Israeli government to travel to Jerusalem to attend the funeral of...

September 29, 2016 5:02 pm
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Former US Middle East Negotiator: Shimon Peres Was the ‘Forrest Gump of Israeli Politics’

The late former Israeli President Shimon Peres was a “truly consequential” figure who played an “inextricable” role in the transformation of Israel from a fledgling...

September 29, 2016 6:40 am
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Shimon Peres: In His Own Words

JNS.org - The state of Israel, as well as dignitaries and Jewish groups around the world, are mourning the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres,...

Culture

Phoenix Jewish News Joins Consortium Running 4 Other Papers

JNS.org - The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers. Mid-Atlantic Media...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Bernard-Henri Lévy Says Election of Donald Trump a ‘Major Event for ...

Editor's note: Bernard-Henri Lévy—French philosopher, filmmaker, and activist; defender of Israel and of Jewish values—returns to New York on January...

Israel

Netanyahu: Government ‘Working Overtime’ to Find ‘Respons...

The government is “working overtime” to come up with a “responsible solution” to the Amona issue that will both protect...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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