Israel Musings August 4, 2013: President Shimon Peres turns 90, US Congress considers Congressional Gold Medal honor

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Shimon Peres turns 90, US Congress considers Congressional Gold Medal honor (Video)

By Bonnie K. Goodman

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Israeli President Shimon Peres officially turned 90 on August 2, 2013, and the United States Congress intends to honor the occasion by introducing legislation to award him with the Congressional Gold Medal. Last year President Barack Obama awarded Peres the…READ MORE
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Full Text Israel Political Brief June 19, 2013: Shimon Peres’s Speech at 90th Birthday Celebration — Transcript

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Full text of Shimon Peres’s speech

President delivers keynote address at 90th birthday celebration calling on Palestinians, Israelis to offer ‘our children a ray of hope’

Source: Times of Israel, 6-19-13

Barbra Streisand, former US president Bill Clinton, President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laugh during a celebration event in honor of Peres' 90th birthday, in Jerusalem on June 18, 2013 (Photo credit: Kobi Gideon/GPO/Flash90)

Barbra Streisand, former US president Bill Clinton, President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laugh during a celebration event in honor of Peres’ 90th birthday, in Jerusalem on June 18, 2013 (Photo credit: Kobi Gideon/GPO/Flash90)
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