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  • Peres praises Abbas as ‘peace partner’ at Capitol medal ceremony

    June 26, 2014 | 10:18 am

    Accepting the Congressional Gold Medal, Israeli President Shimon Peres lauded Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and called for renewing talks with the Palestinians.

    “President Abbas is clearly a partner for peace,” Peres said Thursday at the U.S. Capitol, where the...

  • Congress considers Congressional Gold Medal for Shimon Peres

    August 1, 2013 | 2:51 pm

    Members of the U.S. Congress introduced legislation to award Israeli President Shimon Peres the Congressional Gold Medal.

    Should the legislation pass, Peres, who turns 90 on Friday, would be one of just nine individuals to win both the Congressional Gold Medal and the...

  • Holocaust hero Wallenberg statue rededication set

    August 1, 2013 | 10:19 am

    After standing for nearly 25 years on the corner of Fairfax Avenue and Beverly Boulevard, a statue of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Jewish lives in the Holocaust, will be rededicated on Aug. 5.

    The event will come one day after what would...

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