Tag: Shimon Peres

No Room For Small Dreams

Filed in Books by on June 4, 2018 0 Comments
No Room For Small Dreams

Shimon Peres, a member of Israel’s founding generation, was one of its most distinguished sons. A wunderkind who was deputy director of the ministry of defence at the age of only 29, he held a succession of ministerial posts from the 1950s onward, the most important of which were the defence, foreign affairs and finance […]

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From Hawk To Dove

Filed in Middle East by on July 25, 2014
From Hawk To Dove

Shimon Peres, one of the last members of Israel’s founding generation, vacated his position as Israeli president on July 24 after an illustrious six-decade career as a politician, statesman and civil servant.   He stepped down as Israel continued to wage its third war against Hamas in six years. Typically, he was in the thick […]

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