Peres

White House Rejects Peres Request For Pollard Release

04/10/2012

The White House on Monday announced that the U.S. rejected a request by Israeli President Shimon Peres to pardon Jonathan Pollard, who is serving his 27th year of a life sentence after being convicted of spying for Israel.

“Our position has not changed in this case,” National Security Council Spokesperson Tommy Vietor said.

Pollard was hospitalized April 6 in North Carolina. He complained of sharp pain and was rushed to a nearby hospital after prison medical officials were unable to ease his discomfort.

Rest Not

07/27/2010

Israeli President Shimon Peres once offered his view on the greatest Jewish contribution to the world: “Dissatisfaction.”

Talk shows and preachers peddle calm and peace of mind. But Peres reminds us of the message of our prophets: Isaiah could not feel satisfied while living amidst anguish and war. Jeremiah could not ignore the widow, the orphan, the corruption around him. 

Even Peres Sees ‘No Solution’

08/04/2006
Editor and Publisher
Shimon Peres, Israel’s vice prime minister and its leader best known for optimism regarding the Mideast conflict, put up a good front this week during a visit to New York, but acknowledged that the war with Lebanon was not going well.“To be intellectually honest,” he began in a session with members of the press here Monday morning, “the war is not over” and “I don’t see a solution.”The day before, an Israeli bomb, aimed at Hezbollah fighters launching rockets in the town of Kana, missed its target and landed about 300 yards away, striking an a

Even Peres Sees ‘No Solution’

08/04/2006
Editor and Publisher
Shimon Peres, Israel’s vice prime minister and its leader best known for optimism regarding the Mideast conflict, put up a good front this week during a visit to New York, but acknowledged that the war with Lebanon was not going well.“To be intellectually honest,” he began in a session with members of the press here Monday morning, “the war is not over” and “I don’t see a solution.”The day before, an Israeli bomb, aimed at Hezbollah fighters launching rockets in the town of Kana, missed its target and landed about 300 yards away, striking an a
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