Shimon Peres

Type: Person
Name: Shimon Peres
Title: 9th President of the State of Israel (Appointed 2007)
Organization: Government of Israel
Date of Birth: 1923-08-15
Place of Birth: Poland
Nationality: Israel
Fact Sheet: Biography for Shimon Peres
First reported 35 mins ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 1 reports

Rivlin visits south, apologizes that rest of Israel sometimes neglects it

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin spoke to farmers and residents on Wednesday morning in the Eshkol Regional Council, a sea of communities that border the Gaza Strip.The president, who succeeded Shimon Peres in July, hailed the tenacity of the region’s ... [Published The Times Of Israel - 35 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Helping those in need

The young man M. was called to the microphone at Yedidim’s annual board dinner, which I attended. The audience was composed of representatives from several government ministries as well as the Israel Police, volunteer coordinators who had participated ... [Published Jerusalem Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

In Theory: How would a united body of religions work?

Retired Israeli President Shimon Peres during a meeting with Pope Francis this month proposed a new global peace initiative: A “ United Nations of Religions,” the Washington Post and other news sources reported.“People who shoot the most these days nearly ... [Published Burbank Leader - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 3 reports

Shimon Peres, former prime minister of Israel, to speak at Colgate

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Shimon Peres, former prime minister of Israel, will speak at Colgate University.The lecture is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sat. Oct. 25.at Sanford Field House, in Hamilton.His speech will be followed by an onstage interview with journalist ... [Published Syracuse Online - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

As DLD Tel Aviv opens Peres says wars and bombs cannot stop innovation

In the news over the past few months for the Gaza War, Israel on Tuesday kick started its Digital-Life-Design Tel Aviv Innovation Festival (DLD), 2014 as an Egyptian brokered ceasefire brought an end to the war and the much needed peace.Weeks after the ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Age does not dictate job competence

From Krishna Aravindakshan Pillai -Life expectancy is increasing worldwide due to better living standards and medical care. Under the circumstances, the old concept of retiring at a particular age has little scientific support. (“Raise the retirement ... [Published Today Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Invitation to lead 'United Religions'

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres has asked Pope Francis to head a parallel United Nations called the “United Religions” to counter religious extremism in the world today.“In the past, most wars were motivated by the idea of nationhood. Today, however, ... [Published The Catholic Weekly - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Atlantic Council Global Citizen Awards to Honor Peres, Yew, De Niro, Poroshenko, and Sanchez-Werner, Sept. 21 in New York (9/12/14)

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 -- The Atlantic Council issued the following news release: The Atlantic Council is pleased to announce the honorees of its annual Global Citizen Awards taking place Sunday, September 21 in New York City: former President of Israel Shimon ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

AJC Delegation Visits Israel (9/12/14)

JERUSALEM, Israel, Sept. 12 -- The American Jewish Committee issued the following news release:A senior AJC leadership delegation just completed a two-day mission to Israel.The group visited both Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, where they met with, among others, ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Two U.S. priests appointed by Pope Francis to address clergy sexual abuse

More representatives to be appointed from around the worldAddressingthe sexual abuse of minors by clergy within the Catholic Church, PopeFrancis has appointed two U.S. priests to top positions at the Vatican.Father Robert W. Oliver, from Boston and Jesuit ... [Published Catholic Online - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Unleash the doves of peace! The Pope and United Religions

- By Brian SchraugerAt 91-years-of-age, Shimon Peres, a patriarch of today’s Israel, wants to leave a legacy. Most in this mode aim for things like monuments, memoirs and money. Peres’s aim is world peace. And in his opinion, Pope Francis, a man he calls ... [Published CathNews - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Religious Leaders Sound Alarm on Christian 'Genocide' in Middle East

Last week, Chaldean Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako issued an impassioned plea to theinternational community to speak out and take action on behalf of persecutedArab Christians and other minorities. This latest statement came a month after120,000 Iraqi Christians ... [Published Breitbart.com - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Religion, Iraq, Shimon Peres

Quotes

Peres, 91, is nothing short of a father figure in Israel and often gets a standing ovation wherever he speaks. "i wish there is peace in middle east. the time to bring peace in the region is now as i believe it is the age of wisdom and knowledge and this should pave the way. technology itself is blind and cannot distinguish between right and wrong. human judgment in this case has to change for the better" added Peres

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Rivlin visits south, apologizes that rest of Is... [Published The Times Of Israel - 35 mins ago]
Helping those in need [Published Jerusalem Post - 1 hour ago]
Interior Minister Gidon Sa'ar Leaving Politics [Published Israel National News - 3 hours ago]
On Surge Of Asylum Seekers, Israel Caught In A ... [Published Jewish Week - 8 hours ago]
Rabbi Pinto, state expected to seal deal to tes... [Published Jerusalem Post - 14 hours ago]
In Theory: How would a united body of religions... [Published Burbank Leader - Sep 16 2014]
Shimon Peres, former prime minister of Israel, ... [Published Syracuse Online - Sep 16 2014]
Israel’s power-starved left seeks its political... [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 16 2014]
Former Israeli president Shimon Peres to delive... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
Card Rodriguez: we confront the greatest crisis... [Published News.va - Sep 16 2014]
Former Israeli president Shimon Peres to delive... [Published Colgate University - Sep 16 2014]
As DLD Tel Aviv opens Peres says wars and bombs... [Published Economic Times - Sep 16 2014]
CEO & Founder of Roc Noir Launches New Indiegog... [Published Crowdfund Insider - Sep 16 2014]
Age does not dictate job competence [Published Today Online - Sep 15 2014]
The Charms of Being a Pessimist [Published Israel National News - Sep 15 2014]
Cardinal Rodriguez: World Facing Greatest Human... [Published Zenit - Sep 15 2014]
Card Maradiaga: we confront the greatest crisis... [Published News.va - Sep 15 2014]
New Israeli ambassador in Cairo meets President... [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 15 2014]
Invitation to lead 'United Religions' [Published The Catholic Weekly - Sep 15 2014]
Did Hamas Win? [Published Project Syndicate - Sep 15 2014]
Europe dismayed by Israel’s West Bank policy [Published AlMonitor - Sep 14 2014]
To serve and protest [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 14 2014]
Business Ties 14-09-2014 [Published EU Business - Sep 14 2014]
AJC Delegation Visits Israel (9/12/14) [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 13 2014]
Atlantic Council Global Citizen Awards to Honor... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 13 2014]
As Gaza Recedes in the Rear View Mirror [Published Forward - Sep 13 2014]
AJC Delegation Visits Israel [Published American Jewish Committee - Sep 13 2014]
Chabad Center’s Piaker Memorial event on Sept. 21 [Published The Reporter Group - Sep 13 2014]
Documentary Film that Follows Singularity Unive... [Published Minyanville - Sep 12 2014]
Guido de Marco monument to be unveiled later today [Published Malta Independent Daily - Sep 12 2014]
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Religious Leaders Sound Alarm on Christian 'Gen... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 10 2014]
Last week, Chaldean Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako issued an impassioned plea to the international community to speak out and take action on behalf of persecuted Arab Christians and other minorities. This latest statement came a month after 120,000 ...
Is Qatar the Foremost Supporter of the Islamic ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 06 2014]
Following Al Qaeda’s September 11, 2001 attack against the United States, Qatar’s state-owned Al Jazeera was introduced to the U.S. public as the channel that received the tape where Osama Bin Laden claimed responsibility for the worst terrorist attack ...
Shimon Peres floats idea of U.N.-style “United ... [Published FaithWorld - Sep 05 2014]
By Philip Pullella (Pope Francis and Israeli President Shimon Peres (R) arrive in the Vatican Gardens to pray with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (not pictured) at the Vatican June 8, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi) Former Israeli President Shimon ...
It’s ‘bomb or bombing’ in Iran inside of a year... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 05 2014]
The leader of the Democratic congressional campaign committee, Rep. Steve Israel of Long Island, has published a journal of his visit to Israel August 3-9 . You’d think the congressman has more important things to do than write up his breathless meeting ...
The Munich Massacre, Golda Meir and ISIS [Published YID With LID - Sep 05 2014]
Those old enough to have seen this horror played out live and worldwide on Television will always remember the vivid image of a Ski-masked terrorist on the balcony as the horror played out. It was 32 years ago this very day, when Jim McKay, looking ...
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Israel's Peres receives Congressional Gold Medal [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 26 2014]
Israel's outgoing president visits White House [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 25 2014]
Pope calls on Israelis, Palestinians to find "c... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 09 2014]
Peres, Abbas embrace ahead of prayers at Vatican [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 08 2014]
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