Peres on Independence Day: Israel created a budding garden out of obstinate ground

11.05.2011                      07.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 21 des Omer

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Peres on Independence Day: Israel created a budding garden out of obstinate ground

The president, prime minister, defense minister, and IDF chief attend festive Independence Day ceremony at President's Residence in Jerusalem.

President Shimon Peres congratulated Israel on its 63rd birthday during Tuesday's Independence Day celebration at the President's Residence in Jerusalem, stressing that Israel has come a long way since its establishment.
"We proved we can create a budding garden out of obstinate ground," Peres said during a ceremony with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Ehud Barak, and Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Benny Gantz….