Israeli President Peres makes a run at fortune cookie business

Israel’s been in the news a lot lately (who knew?) and Shimon Peres, one of the country’s long-standing political figureheads, shares some of his accumulated wisdom on a blog for the Israeli newspaper Haartez today. Among his 28 Hallmark-worthy quotations is this gem: Destinations are more important than parking lots." Living in parking-starved Washington D.C., ...

Israel's been in the news a lot lately (who knew?) and Shimon Peres, one of the country's long-standing political figureheads, shares some of his accumulated wisdom on a blog for the Israeli newspaper Haartez today.

Israel’s been in the news a lot lately (who knew?) and Shimon Peres, one of the country’s long-standing political figureheads, shares some of his accumulated wisdom on a blog for the Israeli newspaper Haartez today.

Among his 28 Hallmark-worthy quotations is this gem:

Destinations are more important than parking lots."

Living in parking-starved Washington D.C., I would have to dispute this notion.

While troubles continue for Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and his Kadima Party, and FP‘s list of possible successors may turn out to be a crystal ball of sorts, it would appear that Peres is vying to be the successor to the Dalai Lama.

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