Jeffrey Goldberg continues to spout his leftist views, hoping to spread ideas that have already been proven outdated and wrong, and attacks Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at every opportunity. This time, the Prime Minister's spokesman responded.
President Obama's order to fly flags at half-staff covers all federal buildings and grounds throughout the United States and its territories, as well as US embassies, military bases and other facilities abroad.
At 29, Peres served as director of Israel's Defense Ministry and helped arm Israel's military. He developed Israel's nuclear program, launched a political career stretching more than 60 years and became president at 83. He also focused on promoting Israeli innovation and technology.
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who had been placed in and out of a medically induced coma after suffering a major stroke, is regaining consciousness from time to time and reacting to stimulation.
Pope Francis presented Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas with the "angel of peace" medallion during a meeting at the Vatican, but made no mention of the PA leader's continued incitement to violence.