Shimon Peres Was Never a Leader

Five years after Shimon Peres' death, it's time to ask what motivated the man who filled every senior public position in Israel

Yechiam Weitz
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Shimon Peres, who died on September 28, 2016, at age 93, was unique. He played a significant role in Israel’s political and public arena for more than 60 consecutive years, beginning with his appointment by Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion as director general of the Defense Ministry in 1953.

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