Tel Hashomer

How Rotem Met Shelly

02/05/2013
Jewish Week Online Columnist

It was no ordinary marriage proposal. Rotem Langer is a 31-year-old veteran of the Israeli army whose speech was affected by his injuries. “Sometimes I forget words,” says Rotem. “I didn’t want that to happen when I proposed to Shelly.”

Shelly and Rotem: He proposed by text message.

Peres Undergoes Hernia Surgery After Trip Abroad

05/11/2012

Israeli President Shimon Peres successfully underwent surgery to treat a hernia.

Peres underwent the surgery on Friday at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer. Doctors say that the surgery was successful and that Peres is feeling well, according to Haaretz.

The hernia was discovered in Peres’ abdomen during his recent state visit to Canada.

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