COMMENTARY: In Israel, Don’t Write Off Shimon Peres Quite Yet

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c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) In a bitterly contested primary battle, Amir Peretz, a 53-year-old trade union leader, recently deposed Shimon Peres as head of the Israeli Labor party. Peretz gained his stunning victory by drawing 42 percent of the votes to Peres’ 40 percent. Many pundits called Peres’ defeat the end of his […]

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