Jewish National Fund mourns the loss of former Israeli President Shimon Peres (z’’l), who passed away in Tel Aviv at the age of 93 surrounded by family and loved ones. One of the last surviving pillars of Israel's founding generation, Shimon Peres was born in Poland in 1923, made aliyah in 1934, and was a key figure in the Israeli State's leadership for more than 50 years.

To honor former Israeli President Shimon Peres, Jewish National Fund is establishing a forest in Israel in his memory. To plant a tree in honor of Shimon Peres, click here.