Malcolm Hoenlein Visits Former Israeli President Shimon Peres in Hospital

Pictured (left to right): Yonah Bartal, President Peres’ Chief of Staff, the President’s son Chemi Peres, Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chair of the Conference of Presidents, and the President’s son-in-law Dr. Rafi Valdan

September 21, 2016…. Malcolm Hoenlein, on a brief trip to Israel, visited ailing former Israeli President Shimon Peres at Tel Hashomer Hospital to bring the prayers and well wishes of the American Jewish Community. He spoke extensively with President Peres’ son Chemi Peres and with his son-in-law and doctor, Dr. Rafi Valdan and recalled the long and intensive relationship between President Peres and the Conference of Presidents.  

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