Shimon Peres: A Final Farewell

October 1, 2016 12:19 AM

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Shimon Peres: A Final Farewell

At the funeral of Yitzhak Rabin, the former prime minister’s longtime partner and rival, Shimon Peres, looked out at the sea of dignitaries who came to pay their respects and allegedly quipped: "He beat me again!"

Peres lived for more than 25 years after Rabin passed and historians will dispute who contributed more to Israel’s history. However, on Friday on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem, on a warm and sunny day, Peres received the funeral he would have wanted. From the moment word spread, shortly after his death, ...

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