Most people knew Shimon Peres, who died on September 28, as a president and prime minister with a 60-year career in public service. But to a handful of Israelis, he was also a neighbor.
Ferdz Capacia, Shimon Peres’s Filipino caregiver, said goodbye to his “VIP boss” in a tender note on Facebook after Israel’s ninth president passed away on the morning of Wednesday, September 28.
Israelis woke up to the news that Shimon Peres, the 9th president of Israel and last living leader in Israel’s founding generation, died in the early morning hours.
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres died today, leaving behind a political career that spanned seven decades. We’re commemorating the politician’s life with a peek back at some of his greatest photo ops.
Now that Peres is gone, Jane Eisner finds herself asking: Who will dream hopefully on behalf of all Israel’s people?
Right wing Israel Hayom declared that both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump “claimed victory” in last night’s presidential debate. Left wing Haaretz said that Hillary scored points last night, though her performance fell short of a “knockout.”5
Former Israeli president Shimon Peres died today, leaving behind a storied career that spanned more than seven decades — some of which which was immortalized on video.
Robert Weinger was once a bulldog beverage executive in Northern California. He left everything behind to devote his life to the shofar in the Holy Land.3
Taybeh, a Christian village in the West Bank, celebrated its 11th Oktoberfest on the September 24 and 25. Here’s a primer on the West Bank beer festival.6
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin engaged in a worldwide question and answer session on Twitter about politics, diplomacy and food with the #AskRivlin hashtag.
A new rabbinical training program in Jerusalem ordains rabbis from across the Jewish religious spectrum together.23
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