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23 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Running for soccer balls instead of from rockets

Former president Shimon Peres at the kick-off event for a Jewish-Arab coexistence soccer program in Kibbutz Dorot on Monday.

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Yesterday | DFW Catholic

Pope to Meet Shimon Peres September 4th

Pope Francis will receive Israel's former President Shimon Peres at the Vatican on Thursday, the Holy See has confirmed.

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Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

Peres Center director Sharir to head Science, Tech Ministry

Ido Sharir promoted regional cooperation among Israelis, Palestinians in field of economics, hi-tech, environment; carried out joint educational activities for Israeli Jews, Arabs.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

In Search of the Menorah

In the late 1980's I wrote an article entitled "In Search of the Menorah" which created quite a stir back then.What follows is not a rewrite but an attempt to put things in perspective after the Wall Street Journal published an article by Sophia Hollander "Yeshiva Students Challenge Myths of the Menorah" on August 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Yeshiva University, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Ynetnews

Peres' post-presidency vision: Hamas-free Gaza, peaceful Israel

After almost 70 years of public service, Peres has left the president's official residence in Jerusalem and moved into an apartment in Tel Aviv; he hosted Yedioth for a series of special conversations on war, peace, his late wife Sonia and his plans for the future at the age of 91. Due to the war: The initial idea was to meet newly retired ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

New York Daily News

Gov. Cuomo's reelection campaign continues to spend big in advance of Democratic primary

Gov. Cuomo, shown with former Israeli president Shimon Peres, spent more than $24,000 from his campaign account on his trip to Israel Cuomo's reelection campaign spent nearly $2.5 million in just the past two weeks as he tried to head off the primary challenge of Democrat Zephyr Teachout, according to a financial disclosure statement made public ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Q&A with Mayor Eric Garcetti

In late June, as Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti hit his one-year anniversary in the job, local media outlets gave him only passing reviews.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Times of Israel

Hamas confirms truce being discussed; rockets from Lebanon fired at Galilee, IDF hits back

Education Minister Shai Piron with mayors of towns in southern Israel on a tour of school readiness due to the current security situation, on Monday, August 25, 2014.

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Jerusalem Post

'The solution to the opening of the school year must be found through dialogue'

The solution to the opening of the school year must be found through dialogue, as risking the lives of children does not come into consideration, said former President Shimon Peres on Monday.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Hatnua suggests run-off race between prime ministerial candidates

Leaders of Israel's two largest parties would face off in a run-off race for PM in the next election if a new electoral reform bill becomes law.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

National Public Radio

Hamas Admits To Kidnapping And Killing Israeli Teens

Israeli President Shimon Peres, right, eulogizes the three Israeli teens who were abducted and killed in the occupied West Bank, Gil-Ad Shaer, U.S.-Israeli national Naftali Fraenkel, both 16, and Eyal Yifrah, 19, during their joint funeral July 1 in the Israeli city of Modiin.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Israel's race to succeed President Peres heats up

Among those vying to become Israel's next president are a former defense minister, a former foreign minister, a former finance minister, a respected long-serving lawmaker and a Nobel Prize winner.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

CNN

Former Israeli President Meets With American Teens at Fellowship Closing Ceremony

Israel's Former President, Mr. Shimon Peres, met with Birthright Israel Excel students at the Peres Center for Peace, during the Excel program's closing ceremony, greeting them and thanking them for staying in Israel during the war.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Slavery's Modern Face in the Middle East

Kafala is a system that governs construction and domestic migrant labourers in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the Gulf States.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Townhall

Fidel Castro Denounces 'Fascist' Israel's 'Genocide' of Palestinians

"I think that a new, repugnant form of fascism is emerging with notable strengtha The Nazi genocide of Jews outraged all the earth's peoples.

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Cybercast News Service

Israel weighing how to deal with UN war probe

With the Gaza war seeming to have calmed, Israel is now preparing for its next big battle: a diplomatic and legal challenge over Palestinian civilian deaths in its campaign against Hamas militants.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Israel weighing how to deal with UN war probe

JERUSALEM - With the Gaza war seeming to have calmed, Israel is now preparing for its next big battle: a diplomatic and legal challenge over Palestinian civilian deaths in its campaign against Hamas militants.

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The Jersey Journal

Democrat Phil Murphy, seriously considering run for N.J. governor, visits Israel: The...

TRENTON - Last week, The Auditor told you about Democratic congressional candidate Roy Cho traveling to Israel.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Challenging Myths of the Menorah

It is a tale that seems at home in an espionage thriller about ancient religious secrets, such as the "The Da Vinci Code."

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The Jewish Journal

Breaking point: Time for Israel and the US to start seeing other people

An interception of a rocket by the Iron Dome anti-missile system is seen above the Israeli town of Sderot July 21, 2014.

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