Shimon Peres 370.
(photo credit: Gideon Markowitz)
President Shimon Peres will celebrate his 90th birthday Tuesday night at the start of his fifth annual Facing Tomorrow conferee night in Jerusalem, with hundreds of world leaders, dignitaries and famous faces in attendance.
Peres, born in Vishnyeva, Belarus, just outside of Minsk, is a Nobel Laureate and the 9th and current President of the State of Israel.
Hollywood royalty Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand, and Sharon Stone are joining Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, former US president Bill Clinton, former British prime minister Tony Blair and former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev at the conference, which takes place at the prestigious International Convention Center in Jerusalem.
Other guests include President of the Union for Reform Judaism Rabbi Rick Jacobs, Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky, Finance Minister Yair Lapid, and Columbia Professor and psychosexual therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer.