Honoring Peres: US Flag Flown At Half-Mast

US President Barack Obama ordered all federal institutions,including US embassies and military installations abroad, to fly the American flag at half-mast Wednesday in honor of Shimon Peres, who passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 93. Read more

Obama, Clinton, World Leaders To Attend Peres Funeral

Eighteen world leaders representing 11 countries notified the Israeli Foreign Ministry Wednesday morning that they plan to attend the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, scheduled for this Friday. Read more

Jerusalem – Israel’s Shimon Peres Hospitalized, On Respirator After Stroke

The 9th President of Israel, Shimon Peres, suffered a stroke this evening (Tuesday) and was rushed to the Chaim Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer Hospital. Read more