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Posts Tagged: Shimon Peres

May 5, 2017 10:26 am
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The Congressional Israel Victory Caucus: Assessing Actionable Alternatives

"The major issue is not [attaining] an agreement, but ensuring the actual implementation of the agreement in practice. The number of agreements which the Arabs...

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...

Features

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

‘Love of Christians’ Touted as Strategic Asset for Israel at Major Policy Conference

JNS.org - The strategic importance of Christian Zionism was highlighted...

Memory of Greek Jewish Metropolis Endures at New Holocaust Museum

JNS.org - Last week’s visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, to Thessaloniki, Greece, marked the construction...

World

No Peace Possible While Palestinian Authority ‘Sanctifies’ Terr...

Relatives of victims of Palestinian terror attacks on Friday warned Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt -- the two emissaries of US President...

Israel

Israel’s El Al Airline Loses Landmark Case on Male-Female Seating Proximi...

JNS.org - A precedent-setting verdict will make it illegal for Israel’s leading airline to ask female passengers to move their seats...

Middle East

Iranian Envoy May be Chosen as UNESCO Leader

JNS.org - The United Nations cultural body UNESCO, which has passed several anti-Israel resolutions during the last year, is likely to elect Iran’s permanent delegate to UNESCO as the agency’s new...

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