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  12/18/2011, Kislev 22, 5772

Peres on Passing of Former Czech President

President Peres eulogized former Czech President Vaclav Havel who passed on Sunday. “he was many things at once: A writer, a philosopher, a King and a President. No met ter what he was always a free man. No chains could bind his hands or mouth. He was a true friend of Israel. we will miss him. This is a loss for the whole world, the Czech people, western civilization and human freedom. May his memory be blessed.” (Maariv)