Movers and shakers in Israeli society.
Most people need a parent figure of some kind, which is why Queen Elizabeth has remained so popular in Britain. To Jewish communities abroad, the president of Israel is the closest thing to royalty.
Economy Minister Amir Peretz announced on Wednesday that he will not be a candidate in the race for president
Shimon Shetreet aims to limit key power of president.
A petition is being circulated for the nomination of Miriam Peretz to serve as the next president.
This is the second time in as many weeks that Netanyahu showed he’ll do what he can to keep the coalition together when he has had opportunities to call an election.
“This is ridiculous. Obviously iVoteIsrael is trying to do a service, but it’s a disservice if it doesn’t work,” she said.
Obama, Prince Charles and Hillary and Bill Clinton are among those due to pay their last respects to the veteran statesman.
Senior statesman dies after suffering a stroke two weeks ago.