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JERUSALEM (AP) — Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, has died, the Israeli news website YNet reported early Wednesday. 730 mots de plus
There is something both remarkable and piteous about the passing of Shimon Peres. It marks the end of old Israel.
Peres was not a sabra. He was born Szymon Perski in 1923 in Vishnev, Poland, and immigrated to British Mandate Palestine with his family in 1934. 79 mots de plus