Sonia Peres, president's wife, dies at 87

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 20, 2011 16:35

Sonia Peres, wife of President Shimon Peres, passed away on Thursday, at the age of 87.

MDA was called to Peres' Tel Aviv apartment to revive her.

Sonia Peres made aliya from the Ukraine, and studied in the Ben Shemen Youth Village, where she met her future husband. She chose not to move to the Beit Hanassi in 2007, and the two lived seperately.


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