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September 13, 2016 3:08 pm

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Hospitalized After Suffering Stroke

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Former Israeli President Shimon Peres. The president defiantly addressed the Jewish community in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo: Wikipedia.

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres.  Photo: Wikipedia.

Elder statesman Shimon Peres, Israel’s former president, was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday evening after suffering a stroke, his office has said.

Peres was admitted to the Sheba Medical Center (Tel Hashomer) in stable condition, but according to an official update, his “doctors sedated and intubated him so as to best facilitate the continuation of his treatment. He will undergo a CT scan so as to get a full and updated assessment of his situation.”

 

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