He really talks like a wise old man and an experienced politician. He never offends anyone. He supports the government, but he also always talks about peace. He offends no one. He has been my hero for many years. No matter how bad the Middle East becomes, Peres believes that Israel will someday have peace. I have heard him say so. We Isrealis need that kind of hope and faith. My Hashem bless you, our President of Israel, because you deserve it.
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from the article: Both in Israel and the U.S., Peres is loved and beloved