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 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Profile: The presidents of Israel

Chaim Weizmann (1949-1952)Chaim Weizmann (AFP)“A state cannot be created by decree, but by the forces of a people and in the course of generations. Even if all the governments of the world gave us a country, it would only be a gift of words. But if the ... [Published Middle East Eye - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Pope to Meet Shimon Peres September 4th

Former Israeli President's Visit Comes Three Months After Invocation for Peace Vatican City, September 01, 2014 ( Zenit.org ) Staff Reporter | 0 hitsPope Francis will receive Israel’s former President Shimon Peres at the Vatican on Thursday, the ... [Published Zenit - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Peres Center director Sharir to head Science, Tech Ministry

President Shimon Peres. Photo: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POSTIdo Sharir, the director-general of the Peres Center for Peace for the last two years, will become – at 39 – one of the youngest directors-general in the government when he arrives ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Letters to the editor for Friday, August 29, 2014

Owen Reynold wrote here that Gaza is an open air prison? Yes, perhaps it is. But who created that open air prison for the Palestinians living there? Could it be that Hamas did? Isn't Hamas the internationally designated terrorist group that rules Gaza? ... [Published Record Online - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Gaza Strip: Qatar Offers to Rebuild War-Torn Enclave After Israel Ceasefire

A girl sits on the ruins of her family's home in the Beit Hanoun neighbourhood of Gaza City (Reuters)Qatar, the prinipal financier of militant group Hamas in the Gaza Strip, has lauded the ceasefire agreement with Israel and pledged its assistance in ... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Qatar, Israel, Ceasefire, HAMAS
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Peres: Lauren Bacall was ‘not an easy woman’

Former president Shimon Peres said Thursday actress Lauren Bacall, who died overnight Wednesday at the age of 89, was only a distant relative and they had only a superficial relationship.“We’re from the same family, but I’m not exactly sure what our relation ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

UN committee’s stacked deck against Israel

Once again, a UN panel has all but convicted Israel of human-rights abuses, this time in its recent conflict with Hamas. All the panel need do now is to launch a “probe” to support its finding.Sound backward? Yep. Yet reaching a verdict before a probe ... [Published New York Post - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 8 reports

In her own words: Lauren Bacall talks of her Jewish identity

Pinup photo of Lauren Bacall for the November 24/26, 1944, issue of Yank, the Army Weekly, a weekly U.S. Army magazine fully staffed by enlisted men. "Lauren Bacall - YankArmyWeekly detail" by U.S. Army - Yank, the Army Weekly. Licensed under Public domain ... [Published Religion News Service - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 3 reports

Peres tells BBC: World must reinstall Abbas, Palestinian Authority as ruler in Gaza

President Shimon Peres has been one of Israel’s strongest advocates for peace. Photo: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POSTFormer president Shimon Peres on Wednesday challenged the international community to forcefully express its opposition to Hamas’s ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Israel parliament elects country's 10th president

Israel's parliament will elect the country's 10th head of state on Tuesday, choosing between five candidates hoping to replace Shimon Peres whose presidential term in office ends in July.None of the five comes even close to the stature of Peres, whose ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Police grill Facebook user after MK complains over comment

A man was questioned by police Wednesday after a Knesset Member complained about the offensive nature of a comment left on her Facebook page.The police told Netanya resident Gili Golan that he was suspected of “insulting a public official” after Likud ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 3 reports

Zionist leaders’ effigies hung in Hungary town

BUDAPEST: The mayor of a town in eastern Hungary has held an event hanging effigies of the prime minister and former president of Israel to protest the war in Gaza.Mihaly Zoltan Orosz, who has been mayor of Erpatak since 2005, told The Associated Press ... [Published Arab News - Aug 04 2014]

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LOOKBACK: Celebrating Mainebiz's 20th anniversary [Published Mainebiz - 3 hours ago]
Israel, Turkey exchange diplomatic cold shoulders [Published AlMonitor - 22 hours ago]
Leading Turkish Jews protest against anti-Semit... [Published Israel National News - Sep 01 2014]
Pope to Meet Shimon Peres September 4th [Published Zenit - Sep 01 2014]
Comparing Arab Crimes against Humanity: Hamas a... [Published American Thinker - Sep 01 2014]
Peres Center director Sharir to head Science, T... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 01 2014]
Officials responds to EU appointments [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 31 2014]
‘No more blank check for Israel’s crimes’ [Published ZNet - Aug 30 2014]
'Hasbara': an exercise in the impossible [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 29 2014]
U.S./Israel relations topic at AIPAC [Published Heritage Florida Jewish News - Aug 29 2014]
Cyber-security news isn’t all bad, says Israeli... [Published The Times Of Israel - Aug 29 2014]
Thirteen arrested as protesters tell Senators M... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 29 2014]
Letters to the editor for Friday, August 29, 2014 [Published Record Online - Aug 29 2014]
On the edge [Published Israel Hayom - Aug 29 2014]
Erdoğan’s epic political journey [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 28 2014]
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UN's Schabas: an open mind? [Published Jewish Chronicle - Aug 28 2014]
JC Power 100: Numbers 100 - 51 [Published Jewish Chronicle - Aug 28 2014]
From the Spotlight to the Shadows [Published Asharq Al Awsat - Aug 28 2014]
Public pays security on Israel trip [Published Times Union - Aug 28 2014]
NPR Interviews Anti-Israel Head of U.N. Gaza In... [Published Camera - Aug 28 2014]
Gaza Strip: Qatar Offers to Rebuild War-Torn En... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 27 2014]
Hard choices ahead as Davutoglu assumes the rol... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 27 2014]
Are American Jews Turning Against AIPAC? [Published New Yorker - Aug 26 2014]
Gaza: Mission Not Accomplished [Published New Matilda - Aug 26 2014]
Orthodox patriarch denounces ISIS violence, str... [Published Catholic World Report - Aug 25 2014]
Qatar And Terrorism: For Better Or For Worse, A... [Published International Business Times - Aug 25 2014]
Will William Schabas judge Israel fairly? [Published Canadian Jewish News - Aug 25 2014]
Pentagon chief to address 'security challenges'... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 25 2014]
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Thirteen arrested as protesters tell Senators M... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 29 2014]
On Tuesday August 26, 2014, more than 50 demonstrators protested outside the Newark, New Jersey, offices of U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker demanding that the legislators stop providing a blank check for Israel’s crimes. Thirteen demonstrators ...
If Muslim extremists want Jews wiped off of the... [Published The Political Commentator - Aug 21 2014]
If radical Islamists want Jews wiped off of the face of the earth then they should go all the way and refuse to use anything that has ever been created or invented by Jews! The following discussion that I received from a reader has made the rounds ...
International Leaders Point At Qatar For Financ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 20 2014]
A German official has openly accused the government of Qatar with financing the Islamic State terror group. Germany’s development aid minister, Gerd Mueller, said Wednesday from Berlin: “A story like this always has a history. Who is financing ...
On whether Shimon Peres is the cousin of Lauren... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Aug 15 2014]
Some asked me for evidence that the two are not cousins.  I said that the only link is that they share the same family name, that is (and there is an AbuKhalil family in Palestine but they are not related to my family in Tyre, for example).  Dont take ...
Lauren Bacall was NOT a first cousin of Shimon ... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Aug 15 2014]
Zionists like to invoke Israel in every story (Haaretz even spoke about Robin Williams as an honorary Israeli simply because he played Jewish characters in movies) and they peddled the story that Lauren Bacall was first cousin of Shimon Peres .  Absolutely ...
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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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