Peres eulogizes Ben-Eliezer: You proved that we are a nation that seeks peace

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 30, 2016 15:59

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Former president Shimon Peres eulogized former defense minister Binyamin Ben Eliezer at his funeral in Holon on Tuesday.

"You were a people person, a person with many friends. An adored commander of the Shaked Patrol Unit and a commander of Judea and Samaria. A fearless warrior against terror," Peres said.

Peres praised Ben Eliezer for "proving that we are not a nation that strives for war, but rather one that seeks peace."

He further stated that Ben-Eliezer had succeeded in the international arena, forming warm friendships with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan, "who listened to your sound advice."

"We came to say thank you for your contribution to the security of the country, for the seeds of hope that you sowed, for your humanity and for your firm handshake," the former president said.

Related Content

Breaking news
July 23, 2018
Report: Shots fired at IDF forces near Ein Hashlosha

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF