Elie Wiesel Gets Presidential Medal of DistinctionAt emotional ceremony in NYC, President Shimon Peres presents noted Jewish leader and Holocaust survivor with Israel's highest civil medal.
Peres: Deal's Success Depends On Iranian PeoplePresident releases statement approaching deal with caution; qualifies deal's possible success with warning that strike still on table.
Peres Protests European Resolution on CircumcisionIsraeli President asks Secretary General of 47 member state body for his intervention on recent call on circumcision ban.
Peres: Israel Too 'Scornful' of U.S. on Iran MovesNot for the first time, President Shimon Peres publicly departs from government line, as Prime Minister heads to Washington.
Peres: Syria Committed a ‘Crime Against Humanity’Israeli President Shimon Peres addresses the tense situation in Syria and calls for an international intervention.
PM: Peace Intrinsically Linked to Self-DefensePM: Any peace deal with the Palestinian Authority must be based on Israel's ability to defend itself if the agreement breaks down.
Peres Marks 90th Birthday With Lavish CelebrationHeads of state, public figures, and celebrities gather in Jerusalem to mark the 90th birthday of Israeli President Shimon Peres.
Peres to Meet Pope Francis at VaticanPresident Shimon Peres is set to meet Pope Francis on a three-day visit to Italy, where he will receive the Medal of Honor for Peace.
Peres Urges Arab League to 'Stop Syrian Massacre'Delivering historic address to European Parliament, President Shimon Peres called for the Arab League to “to stop the massacre.”
Parties Recommend Netanyahu, Hareidim Fear RiftRepresentatives of the elected lists arrived at the President's Residence to declare their recommendation for the next PM.
Supreme Court President Urges: Go Vote"This is the opportunity for all adult citizens to influence the state's character," says Judge Asher Grunis.
Peres: Peace is a Biblical CommandmentPeres spoke with Christian leaders on the eve of the new year on the Gregorian calendar and said that peace is a Biblical commandment.