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  • At 92, Shimon Peres is very much alive — and busy as ever

    January 11, 2016 | 1:05 pm

    Last month, rumors flooded the Internet that former Israeli President Shimon Peres was dead. True to form, the man who tirelessly trumpets his country’s high-tech sector took to Facebook to clear the air.

    “I wish to thank the citizens of Israel for the support, concern and...

  • As chapter closes, Shimon Peres hailed by normally divided Knesset

    July 28, 2014 | 10:35 am

    In the midst of a grinding war in Gaza, a sometimes near-empty Knesset gallery was packed last week for an uplifting moment: what probably was the final political act of Israel’s elder statesman.

    Shimon Peres — former Israeli prime minister, defense minister, foreign minister and...