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  1. What is the pope's agenda?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... And in the end, it is about how the world responds. One year ago, Israel's nonagenarian president emeritus, Shimon Peres, planted a seed in the pope's ear. On September 4, 2014, and in an almost unprecedented 45-minute meeting, Peres proposed ...

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  2. Editorial: Back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Jerusalem Post

    ... coalition lasts long enough to actually follow them through. This week, Bennett, along with former president Shimon Peres, announced his "give me five" program aimed at doubling the number of high school students who take five units of mathematics, ...

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  3. Watch: 'High Fives' from Shimon PeresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Former President Shimon Peres is the head of the class this week, after appearing in a special series of videos promoting math and science for the Ministry of Education. The clips for the campaign, Give Five, encourage parents to allow their children to take 5 units of mathematics for the Bagrut matriculation exams in order to carve out hi-tech careers.

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  4. Hungary lets migrants board trains to Germany, AustriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Times of Israel

    ... as some members of the legislative body back autonomy for the eastern part of the country. Former president Shimon Peres meets at the Peres Center of Peace with Maryam Faghih Imani, chairwoman and founder of an organization promoting democracy and ...

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  5. Peres meets daughter of Iranian ayatollah in plea for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Jerusalem Post

    The former president said that Persian king Cyrus the Great had actually been the first Zionist, telling Jewish leaders to "take your people and go to your land." Former president Shimon Peres held a rare meeting Monday morning with a peace activist who is the daughter of an Iranian ayatollah.

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  6. 'Skills panic' prompts new government effort in math educationRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Times of Israel

    " title="Former president Shimon Peres poses with two students on a recruitment poster for the Education Ministry's new 'Five Unit' math training program. " /> Former president Shimon Peres poses with two students on a recruitment poster for the Education Ministry's new 'Five Unit' math training program.

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  7. Shimon Peres throws a paper airplane in the name of educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Jerusalem Post

    Just two days before the country's children head back to their classrooms, Education Minister Naftali Bennett, in conjunction with former president Shimon Peres, launched on Sunday a national plan aimed at bolstering mathematics studies. "The threat of mathematics studies is a strategic threat, and for a strategic threat a national program is necessary," Bennett said.

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  8. Inside Israel, 1:04 PMBennett: Leadership Must Pursue National ObjectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Education Minister Naftali Bennett , former President Shimon Peres and Israeli high-tech companies launched on Sunday a national education plan to strengthen the study of mathematics. The program includes such advancements as increasing the number of mathematics teachers and their resources, recrutiting high-tech professionals to meet with and lecture students, and bonus points for college applications "Mathematics [has the capability of being] a strategic threat, and a strategic threat needs a national program," Bennett stated at a press conference to launch the initiative.

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  9. Oslo Accords Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | CNN

    ... Qorei and Savir meet 11 more times between April and August. August 19, 1993 - Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres secretly flies to Oslo, Norway, and meets with Qorei. He witnesses the signing of the agreement between Savir and Qorei. September ...

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  10. Life's Door :: Growth and Healing in the face of Life Threatning IllnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2011 | The Jewish Press

    ... and their families in coping with illness and bereavement processes". At a ceremony with 900 guests, President Shimon Peres awarded the "Presidential Award for Voluntarism "(2011) to Prof. Ben Corn, a world-renowned expert in oncology, founder of ...

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  11. Vatican tells Palestinians it won't join UN flag bid -- reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WorthyNews

    ... by Palestinian leaders as deeply symbolic in recognizing their national rights.... Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Proposes 'UN for Religions' to Vatican Former Israeli President Shimon Peres emerged from a Vatican City audience with Pope ...

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  12. Jordan: Two Face Charges for Criticizing GovernmentRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Humans Rights Watch

    ... has encouraged Jordanian farmers to grow grapes for wine production, and criticism of then-Israeli President Shimon Peres' visit to Jordan in 2013 for the World Economic Forum. The charge sheet notes that Qunaibi has more than 735,000 Facebook ...

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  13. Israeli bio-gas digesters energize isolated Palestinian villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Ynetnews

    ... project to the tune of some 500,000 euros, and the Peres Center for Peace, set up by former Israeli president Shimon Peres, facilitated Israeli-Palestinian cooperation. Some digesters have also been provided to Bedouin in Israel in partnership with ...

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  14. Global innovators collaborate in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Jerusalem Post

    REALITY GLOBAL participants pose for a photograph with former president Shimon Peres ahead of his address to them at the Peres Peace Center in Tel Aviv yesterday. Conversations about social change, environmental conservation, and global politics bubbled over at the Bar Kayma restaurant in Tel Aviv on Monday, when 50 entrepreneurs from 11 countries sat down for lunch as part of the week-long REALITY Global program.

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  15. President Rivlin and leaders of Judea Samaria at his official residence in Jerusalem on Monday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Jewish Press

    The long-time Likud nationalist hosted leaders of Judea and Samaria Monday and spoke in terms that washed away recent hints that his new office has shoved into acting like a shadow of Shimon Peres. The settlement of the land of Israel is an expression of that right, our historical right, our national right, stemming from a love for the land of Israel, from recognition of our roots, which come together here.

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  16. Far-right extremists backed by 'new Sanhedrin' rabbisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Ynetnews

    ... Adin Steinsaltz, who was awarded the Israel Prize for Jewish studies in 1988, and honored by then-president Shimon Peres with Israel's first President's Prize for his scholarship in Talmud. After Rabbi Steinsaltz resigned, more and more members of ...

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  17. Lighting Up Rural Palestinian Homes With Household WasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Forward

    ... the tune of some 500,000 euros ($559,750), and the Peres Center for Peace, set up by former Israeli president Shimon Peres, facilitated Israeli-Palestinian cooperation. Some digesters have also been provided to Bedouin in Israel in partnership with ...

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  18. Israeli biogas digesters energise isolated Palestinian villageRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Reuters

    ... the tune of some 500,000 euros ($559,750), and the Peres Center for Peace, set up by former Israeli president Shimon Peres, facilitated Israeli-Palestinian cooperation. Some digesters have also been provided to Bedouin in Israel in partnership with ...

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  19. Israeli biogas generators turn food leftovers into free, clean energy for Palestinian villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Jerusalem Post

    ... the tune of some 500,000 euros ($559,750), and the Peres Center for Peace, set up by former Israeli president Shimon Peres, facilitated Israeli-Palestinian cooperation. A group of Israeli and Palestinian volunteers helped assemble the digesters, ...

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  20. Facebook Exec's Secret To Success Is A Stay-At-Home HusbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Switched

    ... she was hanging out with a Nobel prize winner. "This is our reality: I'm picking up dog piles and she's meeting Shimon Peres," the 57-year-old Everson told The Huffington Post, laughing. Everson seems to relish the contrast. About four years ago, ...

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