Leaving Presidency, Peres Moves on to Investment Firm for Mideast Peace Projects

Reuven Rivlin to be sworn in as 10th president of Israel on Thursday, starting seven-year term Monday.

When he leaves office next week, President Shimon Peres will become the head of a large company that seeks to invest in projects connected to peace in the Middle East, said Ayelet Frisch, Peres’ spokeswoman. In an interview on TV’s Channel 2, she explained that the company will support initiatives related to health systems and the building of hospitals, agriculture, infrastructure and...