Israel’s former President Shimon Peres visits Texas

“I will make you a great nation;
I will bless you And make your name great; And you shall be a blessing.
I will bless those who bless you, And I will curse him who curses you;
And in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.”
(Genesis 12:2-3)

Recently, Mr. Shimon Peres, former President of the State of Israel, visited Fort Worth, Texas and Zion’s President, Victor G. Carrillo, in his role as Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce Board Member, attended the event.


Shimon Peres
President of Israel (2007-2014) and Former Prime Minister

Considered by many to be the last of Israel’s founding fathers, former President and Prime Minister of Israel Shimon Peres is a true world statesman and one of only a small handful of people who have ever been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Peace Prize.

Having held every high office in the government of Israel and having fostered professional and personal relations with countless heads of state, cultural icons, religious leaders, and visionaries of our time, Shimon Peres brings unparalleled insight from his seven decades of experience in public service.

Shimon Peres shared some of his vision for the Middle East region, the world, and implications for the world’s future leadership. Click HERE to listen to some of his remarks…

Peres and Carrillo

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres and Zion President Victor G. Carrillo during Mr. Carrillo’s first trip to Israel in the summer of 2009.