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Why cross an ocean when you can cross a river Why should we sail to Washington when we can meet right away 10 miles from here (On Middle East peace initiative)
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Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres  GCMG (born Szymon Perski on 2 August 1923) is the ninth President of the State of Israel. Peres served twice as Prime Minister of Israel and once as Acting Prime Minister, and has been a member of 12 cabinets in a political career spanning over 66 years. Peres was elected to the Knesset in November 1959 and, except for a three-month-long hiatus in early 2006, served continuously until 2007, when he became President

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