US President Barack Obama ordered all American flags flown at half-staff worldwide on the day Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres, is laid to rest.
NY Gov. Cuomo and NJ Gov. Christie both remained Stateside to serve their living constituents after a deadly train crash, rather than go to Israel for the Peres funeral.
The Peres funeral is closed to the public due to the attendance of PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.
PA leader Mahmoud Abbas submits a request to attend the funeral of Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres.
The Israel Police won't allow Jews to enter the Temple Mount on the eve of Rosh Hashana due to a conflict with a minor Islamic holiday.
Main roads will be closed. The public will be able to pay their respects before the coffin at the Knesset on Thursday from 9 Am - 9 PM (or as necessary).
Shimon Peres was brought to Jerusalem ahead of his funeral.
Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev discover a unique evolutionary signature in genes associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
AIPAC mourns former Israeli president Shimon Peres, 'indefatigable advocate for justice and human progress.'
IAEC director Ze'ev Senir warned international nuclear scientists that Syria and Iran are destabilizing the region through non-state actors.
Former President Shimon Peres is mourned by the Israel Atomic Energy Commission, which cites his contribution to the establishment of the Negev Nuclear Research Center.
Yad Vashem closes in deference to arrangements at Mount Herzl for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres.
Thousands of police are being deployed in Jerusalem as tens of thousands arrive for the funeral of former president Shimon Peres.
PA leader Mahmoud Abbas hailed Israel's late former president, Shimon Peres, while his PA government issued an obituary filled with hate.
Israel's international Mossad intelligence agency also says it is mourning the death of former President Shimon Peres.
The European Union is using the death of former President Shimon Peres to pressure Israel to accept preconditions for PA Arab talks.
"Through his great strength of will Shimon continued to move forward, imbued with the aspiration to advance the development of the country that he loved so much, and imbued with the aspiration to bring peace."
About 189 thousand babies were born in Israel in 5776, and an estimated 46 thousand passed away.
Minister Miri Regev said “the uncovering of these finds joins a long list of discoveries that enlighten us about our historic past, a past that is manifested in our country’s soil and in the writings of the Book of Books.”
President Obama wrote: "There are few people who we share this world with who change the course of human history, not just through their role in human events, but because they expand our moral imagination and force us to expect more of ourselves. My friend Shimon was one of those people.