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Peres: The Goal - Keeping Israel Jewish

Peres in exclusive interview to Arutz Sheva on peace talks, hareidi enlistment.

Peres: The Goal - Keeping Israel Jewish

Are Staff Hiding Peres’ Poor Health?

Media workers say President Shimon Peres’ staff are hiding his ill health.

Are Staff Hiding President Peres’ Poor Health?

Peres: I Will Step Down Next Summer

President Peres says he won’t seek longer term.

Peres: I Will Step Down Next Summer

Elie Wiesel Gets Presidential Medal of Distinction

At emotional ceremony in NYC, President Shimon Peres presents noted Jewish leader and Holocaust survivor with Israel's highest civil medal.

Elie Wiesel Awarded Peres's Presidential Medal of Distinctionplayer

Peres: Deal's Success Depends On Iranian People

President releases statement approaching deal with caution; qualifies deal's possible success with warning that strike still on table.

Shimon Peres: Deal's Success In The Hands of Iranian Peopleplayer

Peres Protests European Resolution on Circumcision

Israeli President asks Secretary General of 47 member state body for his intervention on recent call on circumcision ban.

Peres Protests European Resolution on Circumcision

Peres: Israel Too 'Scornful' of U.S. on Iran Moves

Not for the first time, President Shimon Peres publicly departs from government line, as Prime Minister heads to Washington.

Peres: Israel Too 'Scornful' of U.S. on Iran Moves

Peres: Syria Committed a ‘Crime Against Humanity’

Israeli President Shimon Peres addresses the tense situation in Syria and calls for an international intervention.

Peres: Syria Committed a ‘Crime Against Humanity’

PM: Peace Intrinsically Linked to Self-Defense

PM: Any peace deal with the Palestinian Authority must be based on Israel's ability to defend itself if the agreement breaks down.

PM: Peace Intrinsically Linked to Israel Self-Defense

Peres Marks 90th Birthday With Lavish Celebration

Heads of state, public figures, and celebrities gather in Jerusalem to mark the 90th birthday of Israeli President Shimon Peres.

President Peres Marks 90th Birthday With Lavish Celebration

Peres to Meet Pope Francis at Vatican

President 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 to Meet Pope Francis at Vatican, Receive Medal 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.”

Peres Urges Arab League to 'Stop Syrian Massacre'

Parties Recommend Netanyahu, Hareidim Fear Rift

Representatives of the elected lists arrived at the President's Residence to declare their recommendation for the next PM.

Video: Party Leaders Recommend Netanyahu, Hareidim Fear Riftplayer

Supreme Court President Urges: Go Vote

"This is the opportunity for all adult citizens to influence the state's character," says Judge Asher Grunis.

Supreme Court President Urges: Go Vote

Peres: Peace is a Biblical Commandment

Peres spoke with Christian leaders on the eve of the new year on the Gregorian calendar and said that peace is a Biblical commandment.

Peres: Peace is a Biblical Commandment