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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

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: All Hands on Deck Required for Fight Against An...

The fight against antisemitism in the US requires “all hands on deck,” the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24...

Israel

For First Time, Christian Arab Earns Spot in Elite Israeli Air Force Course

JNS.org - For the first time, a Christian Arab Israeli has been accepted into the military's prestigious pilots course, Israel Hayom had learned. The young man, whose name cannot be revealed, was among...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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