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Posts Tagged: Shimon Peres funeral

May 5, 2017 4:34 pm

Israeli Police Begin Planning Massive Security Operation for Upcoming Trump Visit

Israeli police have begun planning a massive security operation to protect US President Donald Trump during his two-day visit to the Jewish state later this...

April 26, 2017 11:10 am

Planning Said to Be Underway for Trump Visit to Israel in Late May as Jewish State Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Jerusalem Reunification

US President Donald Trump -- joined by a number of other top officials in his administration -- might visit the Jewish state next month, Israeli...

January 23, 2017 9:40 pm

Ex-Israeli Official Reveals Never Before Told Story Highlighting Fraught Obama-Netanyahu Relationship

A former top Israeli diplomatic official revealed a never-before told story that shed further light on the fraught personal relationship between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

October 7, 2016 8:00 am

Puppet Mastery and the Jews

We Jews like to quip that we “only wish” the antisemitic claims about our wealth and power were true. Imagining what it would be like...

September 30, 2016 3:16 pm

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 11:00 am

Netanyahu, Abbas Shake Hands, Exchange Greetings at Peres Funeral

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands and exchanged brief words at the funeral on Friday of Shimon Peres, the...

September 30, 2016 10:56 am

At Peres Funeral, Obama Laments ‘Unfinished Business’ of Israeli-Palestinian Peace

US President Barack Obama said Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's presence at Shimon Peres's funeral on Friday was a reminder of the "unfinished business of peace." At...

September 30, 2016 10:54 am

Shimon Peres Buried on Jerusalem’s Mount Herzl, Israeli and World Leaders Bid Farewell - Former Israeli President Shimon Peres was laid to rest Friday in a state service held at Mount Herzl, Israel’s national cemetery in Jerusalem. Israeli...

September 29, 2016 9:48 am

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The...

September 28, 2016 10:01 am

Ahead of Peres Funeral, Israel Prepares ‘Largest Security Operation Since Rabin Assassination’

Massive security preparations are underway in Israel ahead of the Friday funeral of former President Shimon Peres, who died on Wednesday at the age of...

September 28, 2016 9:52 am

Obama, Hollande, Trudeau Among World Leaders to Attend Shimon Peres’ Funeral in Israel

U.S. President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Bill Clinton are among the world leaders who will attend the funeral of former Israeli...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...