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Treif Meat at Peres’s Party? Just a Rumor

The Pri Haaretz catering firm has denied suspicions, published in Maariv, that meat served at Yom Ha'atzmaut event was not kosher.

Unfounded Rumor of Treif Meat at Peres' Party

Top IDF Soldiers Recognized on Independence Day

In one of the main state Independence Day ceremonies, President Shimon Peres welcomed 120 of the IDF's best and brightest

Top IDF Soldiers Recognized on Independence Day

Esther Pollard: Don't Make Me a Widow

Netanyahu calls to free Pollard on Passover, “the holiday of freedom.” Esther Pollard pleads, “Don’t make me a widow.”

Esther Pollard: Don't Make Me a Widow

Peres Thanks Soldiers over Secure Radio

President Shimon Peres thanked soldiers during a visit to Israel’s northern border. Peres also slams Assad.

Peres Thanks Soldiers over Secure Radio

Azzam Azzam: Pollard Must be Freed

Israeli Druze who sat in jail in Egypt calls to free Pollard. “We cannot wait for him to die in jail,” he pleads.

Azzam Azzam: Pollard Must be Freed

Video of Peres: Facebook Changed the World

Peres met with Mark Zuckerberg Tuesday as part of the initiative to launch his international Facebook page.

Video of Peres: Facebook Changed the Worldplayer

Peres Leads AIPAC’s Powerhouse Lineup of Speakers

President Peres is to address AIPAC at 5:30 p.m. (10:30 a.m. EST), one of two dozen US and Israeli politicians and analysts to speak.

Peres Leads AIPAC’s Powerhouse Lineup of Speakers

Peres to Tell Obama : Israel Shouldn't Attack Iran

President Shimon Peres plans to tell U.S. President Barack Obama that he is opposed to Israeli military action in Iran, report says.

Peres to Tell Obama : Israel Shouldn't Attack Iran

Peres to Iranians: Rise Up against Ahmadinejad

President: international community must cause Iranians to believe that they can overthrow regime.

Peres to Iranians: Rise Up against Ahmadinejad

Peres: Muslim Cleric’s Incitement Endangers Jews

Peres warns that incitement from Jerusalem’s top cleric endangers the lives of Jews, Justice Minster promises to investigate.

Peres: Muslim Cleric’s Incitement Endangers Jews

President Fischer? Bank of Israel: Baseless Rumor

Netanyahu is promoting Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer for president, an Israel business says. Bank of Israel: Baseless rumor.

President Fischer? Bank of Israel: Baseless Rumor

Peres to Visit Obama, Receive AIPAC Award

Peres will visit Obama in March on a trip that will include an award from AIPAC and meetings in the Silicon Valley and with film moguls.

Peres to Visit Obama, Receive Special AIPAC Award

Peres: Israel Should Thank Ethiopians for Coming

It's not Ethiopian immigrants who should thank Israel for rescuing them - Israel should thank them for coming, Shimon Peres said.

Peres: Israel Should Thank Ethiopians for Coming Here

Senator who Killed Nazi Soldiers Visits Peres

US Sen. Daniel Inouye, who fought German soldiers in WW II, leads a delegation to Israel, starting off with a meeting with President Peres.

Senator who Killed Nazi Soldiers Visits Peres

Peres: Quartet Intervention Doomed

The Quartet’s intervention in the peace process is doomed; the Palestinian Authority and Israel will return to direct talks, Peres says.

Peres: Quartet Intervention Doomed

Peres: Don’t Get Hysterical over Iran

The Iranian nuclear threat is dangerous, but let’s not get hysterical over it, President Shimon Peres said Tuesday.

Peres: Don’t Get Hysterical over Iran

Floods Force Peres to Leave President’s House

Heavy rains in Jerusalem have forced Shimon Peres out of the President’s House and to take up temporary lodging in a hotel.

Floods Force Peres to Leave President’s House

Peres on Obama’s Warnings to Iran: I Want Results

President Shimon Peres challenged presidents Obama and Sarkozy Sunday to back up their vows not let Iran go nuclear. "I want results."

Peres on Obama’s Warnings to Iran: I Want Resultsplayer

Going to 'Extreme Lengths' for Ukranian President

Israel's capital city is going to "extreme lengths" to honor Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich, arriving on a state visit to Israel.

Going to 'Extreme Lengths' for the Ukrainian President

Abdullah Hosts Peres 2 Weeks after Ramallah Visit

President Shimon Peres made an unannounced visit to King Abdullah, two weeks after the monarch visited Abbas in Ramallah.

Abdullah Hosts Peres Two Weeks after Ramallah Visit

Peres Heads Business-Security Tour to Vietnam

President Peres is set to fly Monday to Vietnam for the first visit by an Israeli official since relations were established in 1993.

Peres Flies to Vietnam, First Israeli Visit in 18 Years

Iran is Morally Corrupt, Peres Tells CNN

Iran is morally corrupt and spoiled, President Shimon Peres tells CNN. “An attack on its moral foundations is needed.”

Attack Iran's Moral Foundations, Peres Tells CNN

Peres: Selling Oslo to Rabin was Tough

President delivers address at 16th memorial to slain leader.

Peres: Selling Oslo to Rabin was Tough

Peres: Missiles on Israel a ‘Declaration of War’

The latest round of missile attacks from Gaza on Israel is nothing less than a “declaration of war,” President Shimon Peres says.

Peres: Gaza Missiles on Israel a ‘Declaration of War’

Peres to Shalit: I'm Proud of You

President Shimon Peres visits the Shalit residence; Shalits thank president and prime minister for their efforts to free their son.

Peres to Shalit: I'm Proud of You for Standing the Testplayer

Israel Offers Turkey ‘Any Help, Any Time’

President Shimon Peres tells Turkey that Israel will give whatever help necessary after earthquake.

Israel Offers Turkey ‘Any Help, Anywhere, Any Time’

Lawsuit: Peres Lacks Power to Pardon Terrorists

Bereaved brother appeals against terrorist release. “Let ‘no forgiveness’ mean no pardon,” he urges Peres.

Lawsuit to Claim: Peres Lacks Power to Pardon Terrorists

Peres: Seeing Ahmadinejad in UN is ‘Revolting’

Peres tells foreign diplomats at a pre-Rosh HaShanah reception that seeing Ahmadinejad speak in the United Nations is “revolting.”

Peres Tells Diplomats: Seeing Ahmadinejad in UN is ‘Revolting’player

Peres: Danger and Opportunity in New Year

In his New Year's message released Thursday, President Shimon Peres exuded optimism and hope for a better 5772, despite risks.

Peres: Danger Afoot in New Year, But Also Opportunities

Ketzaleh: Proud of Eilat Attack Heroes

MK Yaakov Katz sends condolences, expresses pride in heroes who gave their lives to stop terrorists.

Ketzaleh: Proud of Eilat Attack Heroes

New US Envoy: Shalom and Salaam

Daniel Shapiro, the new Arabic and Hebrew-speaking US ambassador to Israel, presented his credentials to President Shimon Peres Wednesday.

New US Ambassador to Israel: Shalom and Salaam

Peres Mourns Slain Rabbi

Remember “Thou Shalt not Kill,” President Shimon Peres said at the mourning house for slain Rabbi Elazar Abuhatzeira.

Peres to Mourners of Slain Rabbi: Remember ‘Thou Shalt not Kill’

Peres Calms Down Protesters

Israel’s new protest movement won a personal meeting Tuesday morning with President Peres, who praised them for their non-violence.

Peres Calms Down Protesters