The End of an Era: President Peres' Legacy

Peres is ending his long career in public service on a high note, having navigated domestic politics and international diplomacy to become a popular president.

Tuesday’s election of Reuven Rivlin as Israel’s next president marks the approaching end of Shimon Peres’ tenure in the post. After seven relatively successful years in the President’s Residence, Peres will apparently be wrapping up 67 years of public service.