Unprecedented preparations for Peres funeral

World leaders to converge on Har Herzl this Friday for massive state funeral for Shimon Peres.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 2:43 PM

'One of the founding fathers of Israel'

Israel’s ninth President and former Prime Minister Shimon Peres dies at 93 after suffering a major stroke.Yoni Kempinski, 9/28/2016, 12:58 PM

Hemi Peres: My father built our future

Former president's family speaks out after his death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 10:46 AM

Netanyahu: Peres a 'visionary' who championed defense of Israel

Prime Minister eulogizes former rival and 1996 election opponent as 'visionary' who 'strengthened Israel's defense.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 10:29 AM

Obama, Clinton, world leaders to attend Peres funeral

Obama, Clinton among world leaders set to travel to Israel Friday for funeral of former President Shimon Peres.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 10:17 AM

‘Todah rabah, Shimon’: Obama offers passionate farewell to Peres

President Obama, Clinton family praise former President Peres following announcement of his death. 'He was a dreamer'.JTA, 9/28/2016, 9:24 AM

Bennett: Last of Israel's founding fathers has left us

'I'll miss Peres,' says Education Minister after former President dead at 93.David Rosenberg, 9/28/2016, 8:02 AM

Peres' family members called to hospital to say goodbye

Doctors for former Israeli President say his condition has declined significantly, they've called his family members to come part from him.Yoel Domb, 9/27/2016, 5:45 PM

Small improvement in Peres' condition

The condition of 9th President Shimon Peres is stable and there is a small improvement in his breathing.Shlomo Pyutrokowski, 9/22/2016, 12:14 PM

Watch: President visits former president in hospital

Former president Peres remains in critical condition at the Sheba Medical Center. President Rivlin calls him 'a true hero for Israel'.ILTV, 9/19/2016, 11:16 AM

Doctors decreasing Peres' sedative dosage

Doctors are gradually decreasing the dosage of sedatives used on former President Shimon Peres after CT scan shows stable conditionIdo Ben Porat, 9/18/2016, 1:40 PM

Peres's condition unchanged

Former president is in serious but stable condition at the ICU in Sheba Hospital.Gil Ronen, 9/17/2016, 8:34 PM

Peres continues to be in serious, but stable, condition

Former President Shimon Peres is in serious but stable condition, following his stroke earlier this week.Yoni Kempinski, 9/16/2016, 11:10 AM

Trump sends well wishes to Peres

Republican presidential candidate sends a personal letter to Israel’s former President, wishing him a swift recovery from his stroke.Elad Benari, 9/16/2016, 3:43 AM

Peres' condition sees 'real improvement' but still serious

Former President Shimon Peres' condition continues to improve in small increments following stroke, but still serious.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2016, 8:27 AM

'Next few days critical for Peres' says senior neurologist

Head of Neurology Dept. at Beilinson Hospital discusses former president's stroke and says: "He has impressive biology and willpower."Yoel Domb, 9/14/2016, 7:55 PM

Basel Ghattas bashes Peres, MKs react in outrage

Politicians reacted with outrage to a statement made by Basel Gahttas, MK from the Arab Joint List, against former president Shimon Peres.Arutz Sheva , 9/14/2016, 7:52 PM

Doctors claim improvement in Peres's condition

Director of Sheba hospital and Peres's personal physician stress that he is in serious condition but shows positive signs of responsiveness.Yoel Domb, 9/14/2016, 4:45 PM

Arab MK: 'Peres is covered in our blood from head to toe'

Arab MK Basel Ghattas doesn't join in get-well wishes for Shimon Peres. 'He's a tyrant who's committed war crimes against us.'Hezki Baruch, 9/14/2016, 12:52 PM

Peres' son: My father is getting better as time goes on

Former President Shimon Peres' condition was stable throughout the night; 'No immediate threat to his life.'Arutzh Sheva staff, 9/14/2016, 12:44 PM

'We will have to make difficult decisions'

Former President's son, Chemi Peres, says the family is going through a difficult time following his father's serious stroke.Yoni Kempinski and Elad Benari, 9/13/2016, 11:15 PM

Shimon Peres hospitalized after stroke

Former President Shimon Peres suffered a stroke and was hurried to Sheba Hospital. His condition is being evaluated.Uzi Baruch, 9/13/2016, 8:14 PM

Peres 'ready to go back to work' after pacemaker operation

Former President successfully passed a pacemaker implantation yesterday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2016, 3:07 PM

Peres given pacemaker

Former Israeli President likely to be released from hospital by Tuesday following successful operation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2016, 8:37 AM

Peres joins Snapchat

Former President Shimon Peres joins the social media craze: 'I turned 93 this week, and it seemed like just the right age to join Snapchat.'Rachel Kaplan, 8/7/2016, 12:04 PM

Soldiers surprise Shimon Peres with present for 93rd birthday

Former President Shimon Peres interrupted during speech by soldiers singing happy birthday. Peres turned 93 today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2016, 6:21 PM

Peres: Trump's foreign policy vision a 'mistake'

Former Israeli president appears to criticize Republican presidential nominee's foreign policy vision.Ben Ariel, 8/2/2016, 5:46 AM

President Rivlin sends condolence letter to French president

President Reuven Rivlin declares solidarity with France following latest terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2016, 11:01 AM

Israeli presidents past and present bid farewell to Elie Wiesel

'Hero of the Jewish people, giant of humanity'; President Rivlin, Shimon Peres, pay tribute to Elie Wiesel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2016, 11:39 PM

Peres: My heart is with the Turkish people

President Shimon Peres responds to the attack in Istanbul that left 41 dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2016, 12:21 PM

Memories and reflections at Entebbe 40-year anniversary event

At emotional event organized by Peres, Defense Minister during historic operation, Entebbe hostages recount their experiences.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2016, 7:39 PM

Peres to meet children rescued at Entebbe to mark anniversary

In a special event on the 40th anniversary of Entebbe operation, Shimon Peres to honor those who were children at the time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2016, 2:12 PM

Pope to Peres: No one has right to kill in name of religion

Former President Shimon Peres meets with Pope Francis in Rome, discuss terror and peace process.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2016, 8:50 PM

Peres: My grandfather's will to me was simply 'Be a Jew'

Former President talks about his grandfather, who was murdered in the Holocaust. 'Hitler murdered us because of Mount Sinai.'Uzi Baruch, 5/3/2016, 1:05 PM

Peres wishes Queen Elizabeth happy birthday; 'Life begins at 90'

Ninth President of the State of Israel send special video greeting, written note to British Queen Elizabeth II on her 90th birthday.Ari Soffer, 4/21/2016, 11:34 AM

Peres gets snubbed from presidential ceremony

Shimon Peres, former president and PM, wasn't invited to event honoring former presidents and PMs due to 'a mishap.'Ari Yashar, 4/10/2016, 7:35 PM

French PM to Peres: We must unite in struggle against terorrism

Peres meets with Manuel Valls to discuss terrorism and anti-Semitism, offers Israeli counter-terror expertise.Shoshana Miskin, 3/24/2016, 9:22 PM

Religious leaders in Paris: Enough with the bloodshed

In light of Brussels attack, Shimon Peres and Paris mayor meet with religious leaders in a unanimous call against terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2016, 5:39 PM

Watch: Biden arrives in Israel, in the heart of terror wave

US Vice President lands in the heart of storm of terror, as deadly attack strikes nearby. Declares US commitment to Israel's security.Gil Ronen, 3/8/2016, 8:11 PM

Naomi Campbell to make first Israel visit for Women's Day

Former President Shimon Peres to award international supermodel at special Women Leading Change conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2016, 1:46 PM

South African Muslims call to arrest Peres

Muslim Lawyers Association of South Africa asks prosecutor to arrest former Israeli President during his upcoming visit to the country.Ben Ariel, 2/23/2016, 4:15 AM

Peres: We achieved Oslo because of our strength in Dimona

Former president claims direct connection between the perceived strength of Israel due to the Dimona program and the Arab desire for Oslo.Reut Hadar, 2/16/2016, 10:40 AM

Shimon Peres released from hospital

Former President Shimon Peres has been released from Sheba Medical Center, two days after suffering slight heart arrhythmia.Matt Wanderman, 1/26/2016, 2:52 PM

Peres 'feels well', but to remain in hospital

92-year-old former Israeli President was hospitalized with chest pains and irregular heartbeat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2016, 2:15 PM

Shimon Peres hospitalized

Two weeks after heart attack, former president hospitalized again for irregular heartbeat after feeling ill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2016, 9:20 PM

Obama calls Peres after heart attack, leaves him glowing

Peres lauds Obama's 'courage' and 'diplomacy' after the latter calls him, says doctors worked to 'improve my heart.'Ari Yashar, 1/23/2016, 7:47 PM

Shimon Peres to Israel: “Close Your Eyes”

Just what is going to happen if Israel closes its eyes to Palestinian incitement, as Peres suggested? Mark Langfan, 1/19/2016, 7:55 PM

Shimon Peres released from hospital, returning to work

Former President, Nobel Peace Prize winner suffered minor heart attack last Thursday.Matt Wanderman, 1/19/2016, 11:59 AM

Peres says Arab terror is 'a protest'

Israel has not done enough to understand the reasons behind Arab terror, former president told German magazine.Gil Ronen, 1/18/2016, 10:08 AM

Peres making an 'excellent' recovery from heart problem

After surgery ex-president reportedly still set on flying to World Economic Forum in Davos, as he reads about Stalin's daughter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2016, 10:43 AM

Shimon Peres recovering from minor heart attack

Israel's ninth President and two-time former Prime Minister admitted to Tel Hashomer hospital with chest pains.Yedidya Ben Or, 1/14/2016, 9:06 AM

Peres's office denies death rumors: He's alive and well

An explosion on Shimon Peres Street? An obituary for a man of the same name? What caused false report of former president's death?Ben Ariel, 12/29/2015, 4:46 AM

Peres: West needs to 'redirect' young ISIS terrorists

Now that he is a former President, Shimon Peres has a lot to say about the rise of ISIS, and other matters.Yaakov Levi, 12/7/2015, 4:54 PM

Peres: Abbas is fighting terrorism

Former President claims PA chairman is a partner for peace, says Netanyahu is failing to promote a diplomatic initiative.Ido Ben Porat, 12/4/2015, 5:13 AM

Former President Yitzhak Navon passes away

Yitzhak Navon, the fifth president of Israel, passes away at age 94.Uzi Baruch, 11/7/2015, 5:44 PM

Peres insists: Abbas still a peace partner

Despite Palestinian Authority incitement, chairman Mahmoud Abbas 'has come out against terrorism,' former president insists.Tova Dvorin, 10/25/2015, 9:38 AM

Matisyahu Urges Diaspora Jews: Visit Israel No Matter What

In Israel for Jerusalem concert, reggae star meets Shimon Peres, says security situation shouldn't deter Jews from visiting.Yoni Kempinski, 10/7/2015, 5:17 PM