Shimon Peres: The Last President of Israel

For decades, Israel has been stuck with presidents who have no real authority or power; Shimon Peres is the sole exception – and he is a tough act to follow.

As you read these words, hundreds of great and good people around the world are packing their bags and boarding planes on their way to face tomorrow. Yes, I know it sounds like a terrible cliche − it is a terrible cliche − but that is what they are supposed to be doing next week in Jerusalem at Shimon Peres’ fifth presidential conference “Facing Tomorrow.”