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SHIMON PERES - STOPS ALONG THE WAY TO 90

Shimon Peres celebrates 90th birthday

Historical Pictures of Peres

Shimon Peres at age 23 as a leader of the ha'Oved youth movement - 1946. Photographer: Lazar Donar - Spielberg Archives

President Shimon Peres is one of Israel's longest serving, and most respected of politicians, having served as both Prime Minister and President of Israel - the only politician to do so, to date. President Shimon Peres is one of Israel's longest serving, and most respected of politicians, having served as both Prime Minister and President of Israel - the only politician to do so, to date.

Shimon Peres hiking in Emek Yizrael - 1946. Photographer: Lazar Donar - Spielberg Archives

 Peres was born in 1923 in Weiniawa, Poland (now Vishniev, Belarus).  When he was eleven, Peres immigrated with his family to Palestine, where he later spent his youth growing up in Tel Aviv.

 

 

 

Shimon Peres riding a horse

 

 In honor of his 90th birthday, IsraCast would like to share a few historical photos documenting some of Peres's "stops along the way" in life, including spending his 70th birthday, just 20 short years ago, with us here at the Avi Yaffe Jerusalem Recording Studios, home of IsraCast. 

 

 

Click here to watch special 4:46 minute video of Shimon Peres from 1946

Shimon Peres with Levi Eshkol and David Ben Gurion
Shimon Peres in four pictures from Governmental Press Office
Shimon Peres at 70 years old, at the Avi Yaffe Jersualem Recording Studios - August 1993

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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