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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

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

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

York U Evacuated After Bomb Threat Targeting Jewish Campus Community Discov...

A written bomb threat targeting the Jewish community at Canada’s York University prompted the evacuation of campus buildings on Wednesday,...

Israel

Israel Air Force to Host 7 Nations in Largest-Ever ‘Battle Lab’

JNS.org - The Israel Air Force (IAF) this fall will host combat pilots and support crews from seven countries — including the US, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, India and Italy —...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more moderate image,” aiming to improve...

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