Tag: Shimon Peres

Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu Is Born in Tel Aviv

October 21, 1949 Benjamin Netanyahu, the ninth and current Prime Minister of Israel, is born in Tel Aviv. Although he spent a good portion of...
THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE LAUREATES FOR 1994 IN OSLO. (FROM RIGHT TO LEFT): PRIME MINISTER YITZHAK RABIN, FOREIGN MINISTER SHIMON PERES AND PLO CHAIRMAN YASSER ARAFAT

Rabin and Peres Receive Nobel Peace Prize

October 14, 1994 Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. At the time, Rabin was Prime Minister of Israel and Peres...
Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Shamir

Yitzhak Shamir Is Elected Prime Minister

October 10, 1983 Yitzhak Shamir becomes the seventh Prime Minister of Israel after Menachem Begin resigns due to health and personal issues. He forms a...
Ehud Olmert handing in his resignation to President Shimon Peres on September 21, 2008

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Resigns

September 21, 2008 Amid charges of corruption and financial improprieties, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert resigns his position. Olmert had announced he would resign in July,...
Ofek 1

Israel Launches Ofek 1 Satellite

Center for Israel Education September 19, 1988 Israel launches Ofek 1 (Ofek means Horizon), its first space satellite from an undisclosed location near the Mediterranean Sea....
Yitzhak Shamir and Shimon Peres in the Knesset in 1985.

Shimon Peres Becomes Prime Minister

Center for Israel Education September 13, 1984 Shimon Peres becomes Israel’s Eighth Prime Minister as he forms a coalition government comprised of Alignment (which would become the...
Ethan Davidson, Chemi Peres and Gretchen Davidson.

No Room For Small Dreams

Chemi Peres, son of the late Israeli President Shimon Peres, pays a special visit to Detroit. At 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 15, 2015, Birmingham’s Salvatore...