Happy 90th birthday, Mr. President!

Peres, who will celebrate his birthday in June at the fifth Presidential Facing Tomorrow Conference, takes it all in stride.

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April 14, 2013 14:00
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INDEPENDENCE DAY is generally one of the busiest days in the calendar of President Shimon Peres beginning in the morning with a special reception for former presidents, prime ministers, defense ministers, past and present leaders of the defense and intelligence establishment and past and present commanders of the IDF from the War of Independence to the present day.

This is immediately followed by the ceremony honoring 120 of the nation’s most outstanding young soldiers selected from the army, navy and air force. In the afternoon there is a reception for the diplomatic corps, and in the evening Peres attends the Israel Prize ceremony, where he is a member of the presidium.

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