'A Great Man of Israel' Laid to Rest

World leaders pay respects to Shimon Peres















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The Nation of Israel Mourns Founding Father Shimon Peres

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The Handshake

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Netanyahu expresses thanks for his attendance

True Colors

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No Love For Peres

Arab leaders refuse to attend funeral of former Israeli president

Lying in State

Israelis view Peres’ casket in last goodbye

Public Flocks to Knesset to View Coffin

Bill Clinton Pays His Respects

Half Mast

Obama orders flags lowered in memory of Peres

Kurds Honor Peres

‘Peres assisted the Kurdish people and his passing was a big loss to the Kurdish people and supporters of peace in the world.’

A Surprise Tribute

Bahraini Foreign Minister tweets, ‘Rest in peace President Shimon Peres, a man of war and a man of the still elusive peace in the Middle East.’

Where Are We?

Opposition outraged that there are no leftist speakers at Peres’ funeral

‘It is wrong that there is no representative of Peres's political camp speaking at his funeral. There will be no one there to express the views of half the nation.’

Jerusalem Unites in Praising Peres

Both Jews and Arabs see him as dedicated peacemaker

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Shimon Peres Dies at 93

Hillary and Bill Clinton Too

‘Hillary and I have lost a true and treasured friend. … I'll never forget how happy he was 23 years ago when he signed the Oslo Accords on the White House lawn, heralding a more hopeful era in Israeli-Palestinian relations.’

Cabinet Observes Moment of Silence

‘This is the first day in Israel without Shimon Peres’

President Rivlin: ‘There is not a chapter in the history of the State of Israel in which Shimon did not write or play a part.’

Family: ‘Our father’s legacy has always been to look to tomorrow’

World Leaders Eulogize

George H.W. Bush: ‘It was by his innate humanity, his decency, that Shimon inspired the world over.’

George W. Bush: ‘The Bush family will miss Shimon Peres and his grace, dignity, and optimism.’

Putin: ‘I admired his courage, his sense of homeland, his wisdom and long-term vision.’

Tony Blair: ‘He was an inspiration, a mentor and a friend. … Though he grew older, his spirit never did.’

French President: ‘Shimon Peres now belongs to history, which was the companion of his long life.’

Paul Ryan: ‘Shimon Peres was a gift to the country he helped establish and lead, and a persistent voice for the cause of peace.’

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