Israel lost its most honored senior statesman on September 28, 2016, with the death of Shimon Peres.
“Peres had a deep respect for reality and its constraints, and on the other hand, a fierce passion to change that reality.”
Peres was never able to realize the elusive goal of peace, but he utilized the presidency in other pro-active ways.
“Day and night we were together. I will miss your big voice, your smile, the way you said LAYLA TOV [good night] FREDDY before you sleep at night…”
JERUSALEM A state ceremony in Jerusalem marked the one-year anniversary of the death of Shimon Peres.
Obama often spoke of his admiration for Peres and traveled to Israel to deliver a eulogy at his funeral.
RIO DE JANEIRO — The mayor of Rio de Janeiro said in an interview that his city’s residents must be inspired by the memory of Israel’s …
Walden’s probing on how a heavily gendered language such as Hebrew might shape ideas about gender roles animated her audience — at least, the girls.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Members of Shimon Peres’ family will light candles at President Barack Obama’s final Hanukkah party using a family heirloom menorah. Chemi Peres, the late Israeli president’s son, and Mika Almog, his granddaughter, will light the candles at the party Wednesday evening, more than a week before the start of the holiday, according…
Chemi Peres, the youngest son of the late Israeli president Shimon Peres, compared his father’s legacy to that of physicist Albert Einstein who became more of a legend after death.