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The Lessons of Shimon Peres

As Israelis remain glued to the news for updates on the health of the former prime minister, it’s comforting to keep the promise of his legacy close by

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Shimon Peres Suffers Stroke, but Doctors Say He Is ‘Stable’ and ‘Responsive’

The former Israeli prime minister was hospitalized after he had a ‘major stroke’ on Tuesday, but doctors say they have the situation in hand

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It’s 93 Candles for Shimon Peres

The ninth prime minister of Israel was surprised by hundreds of IDF soldiers, who helped him ring in his 93rd birthday

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‘Rabin, The Last Day’ Makes Oliver Stone’s ‘JFK’ Look Stone-Cold Sober

Amos Gitai’s polemical new documentary—opening in U.S. theaters Friday—on the 1995 assassination that rocked Israel sacrifices facts in favor of sensation

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The Legacy of Yitzhak Rabin, 20 Years After His Murder

In Tel Aviv, a desire for peace—and pervasive doubt—among sentiments at the memorial ceremony for the fallen Israeli leader

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Bono Praises Shimon Peres: ‘Don’t Give Up on the Two-State Solution’

The former Israeli President and Nobel Prize laureate took in a U2 concert in Toronto

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Jews and the Armenian Genocide

The 100th anniversary is the time for Israel to rethink the moral concession it has made by abetting Turkish denial

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Shimon Peres on the Iron Throne

Israel’s former president rules Westeros at Game of Thrones exhibit

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Shimon Peres Endorses Isaac Herzog

With election one week away, Knesset race heats up

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Israeli Journalism Giant David Landau Dies at 67

The British-born writer and editor founded Haaretz’s English edition

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Streisand on Israel: The World Envies Success

The singer also attributes past bad press to anti-Semitic and anti-female bias

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Suspects Confess to Murdering Palestinian Teen

Three Jewish men admit burning 16-year-old alive in grisly revenge attack

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Peres and Abbas’ Vatican Date Set For June 8

Pope Francis hosting prayer session for the Israeli and Palestinian presidents

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Prayer, Not Politics, On The Pope’s Visit to Israel

Though Pope Francis was seen foremost as a world leader during the trip

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Shimon Peres To Get Gold Medal From Congress

Becomes one of nine people to win the U.S.’s two highest civilian honors

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For These Moroccan Muslims, Mimouna Isn’t Just a Jewish Thing—It’s Their Heritage, Too

Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves

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Today’s Israeli Leaders Lack the Very Qualities That Made Its Founders Great

And none embodied the biblical worldview more, or had more political agility, than Menachem Begin, who has no real heirs

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Merkel Receives Israel’s Highest Civilian Honor

German chancellor calls getting the award ‘something of a miracle’

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Hillary Clinton Remembers Edgar M. Bronfman

The former Secretary of State spoke at a memorial for the late philanthropist

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Sharon Supporters Flock to Knesset To Mourn

Israelis of all ages pay their final respects to the late prime minister

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An Appreciation for the Man Who Killed Shimon Peres’ Career

Sefi Rivlin, the iconic Israeli comedian who died earlier this month, revolutionized the country’s political scene

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A Brief Survey of Bibi Singing

Across the years, the Israeli prime minister channels Luther Vandross

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Gaza Tunnel Uncovered; Pope Books Israel Trip

Plus Shimon Peres has a new app, and more in the news

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Stoudemire Applying for Israeli Citizenship

The New York Knick is undergoing the citizenship process, his agent reports

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Inside the Heads of the Washington Peace Talkers

Revisiting Q&As with Tzipi Livni, Maen Rashid Areikat, and Shimon Peres

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Shimon Peres Q&A Kicks Off Kindle Single Series

Amazon debuts series with interview by Tablet literary editor David Samuels

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Shimon Peres and Barbra Streisand, BFF

Your Friday video comes from the Israeli President’s big birthday week

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Bill Clinton Talks Two States in Israel

Bubba urges peace at a fête for Shimon Peres

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That’s Dr. Streisand To You

Babs receives an honorary doctorate from Hebrew University in Israel

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Daybreak: Shimon Peres’ Big Birthday

Barbra Streisand and Bill Clinton toast Israel’s president on his 90th birthday

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