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Shimon Peres
Former President of the State of Israel

Entries by Shimon Peres

Messengers of Peace Are a 'Global Force to be Reckoned With'

(23) Comments | Posted September 21, 2015 | 1:19 PM

The greatest killer in history is war. Many people die from poverty, sickness, or storms, but the greatest artificial killer -- to our regret -- is still the human being. War kills, injures, displaces millions and tears families apart. As human beings, we are forced to ask ourselves why that...

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Cerchiamo la pace. E non ci allontaneremo dal nostro patrimonio morale

(28) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 7:38 AM

Questo post è stato adattato dal discorso di congedo del Presidente di Israele Shimon Peres di fronte al Knesset

Sono venuto qui per ringraziarvi per il privilegio che mi avete accordato di servire il nostro Paese e i suoi cittadini in questi ultimi sette anni. Non c'è privilegio...

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We Will Not Deviate From Our Moral Heritage

(68) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 1:54 PM

This post is adapted from Israeli President Shimon Peres' farewell speech before the Knesset.

I came to thank you for the privilege you granted me to serve our country and its people for the past seven years. There is no greater privilege. Thank you.

Israel, this small country, became a...

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Facing Tomorrow

(411) Comments | Posted June 18, 2013 | 8:04 AM

Today we open the 5th Presidential Conference in Jerusalem, entitled Facing Tomorrow. The Middle East faces challenges that require bold leadership and vision. The problems facing our region are clear, we have to relate to them responsibly and with energy. Threats must be stopped, opportunities must be seized. The most...

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