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Shimon Peres Funeral Evokes Yitzhak Rabin Burial

Obama’s presidential farewell to Peres managed to echo, without imitating, the eulogy Bill Clinton made for Rabin more than two decades ago.

Allison Kaplan Sommer
Allison Kaplan Sommer
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U.S. President Barack Obama touches the coffin of former Israeli president Shimon Peres during his funeral in Jerusalem on September 30, 2016.
U.S. President Barack Obama touches the coffin of former Israeli president Shimon Peres during his funeral in Jerusalem on September 30, 2016.Credit: Abir Sultan, AFP Photo, Pool