Stories tagged: Shimon Peres
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, midnight
Trudy Rubin: Keeping Shimon Peres’ dream of peace alive
Peres knew the status quo on the West Bank and Gaza was not sustainable. He didn’t believe Jews should occupy another people. Second, keeping Gaza and the West Bank would …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres’ funeral
Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
Israel’s Shimon Peres hospitalized after stroke
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres on Tuesday suffered a stroke and was rushed to a hospital, where he was sedated and placed on a respirator while he underwent a brain …
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2012, 2:57 p.m.
Obama honors Medal of Freedom recipients as heroes
Sketching impressive contributions to society in intensely personal terms, President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Freedom to more than a dozen political and cultural greats today, including rocker Bob …
Tue., March 6, 2012, 7:17 a.m.
Could Facebook help mend the Middle East?
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Israeli President Shimon Peres plans to visit Facebook headquarters today in what he describes as an effort to use social networking to mend divides governments …