At 29, Peres served as director of Israel’s Defense Ministry and helped arm Israel’s military. He developed Israel’s nuclear program, launched a political career stretching more than 60 years and became president at 83. He also focused on promoting Israeli innovation and technology.
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who had been placed in and out of a medically induced coma after suffering a major stroke, is regaining consciousness from time to time and reacting to stimulation.
Seventy years after the most daring attempt of Jewish Holocaust survivors to seek revenge against their former tormentors, the leader of the plot has only one simple regret — that to his knowledge he didn’t actually succeed in killing any Nazis.
The Mazliah family contacted a representative of the Israel Antiquities Authority and invited him to their home in order to examine numerous ancient metal artifacts that had been in the possession of their recently-deceased father.
The Israeli delegation to the 47th International Physics Olympiad for high school students in Zurich, Switzerland, which ended Sunday, won four medals—three silver and one bronze—as well as an honorable mention.
The opening of a refurbished youth club in Sderot was celebrated with much joy and fanfare. The remarkable renovations were sponsored by Meir Panim, a leading organization that successfully diminishes the harmful effects of poverty in Israel.