Ariel Sharon, Fierce Defender of a Strong Israel, Dies at 85

12 January 2014

 

 

 

He sought peace, as Israeli leaders would love to see, in leaving the Gaza Strip. Sadly what he and Israel got in return was more violence, death, and attacks. Ariel Sharon was a Soldier, a leader, a simple man — an Israeli. May he rest in peace.

 

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Ariel Sharon near death after grave deterioration in his condition

85-year-old former prime minister and defense minister, comatose since 2006, suffers renal failure in hospital

Ilan Ben Zion and AP The Times of Israel 1/1/2014

Comatose former prime minister Ariel Sharon’s condition has gravely deteriorated and he is near death, doctors said on Wednesday.

A spokesperson for Sheba Hospital in Tel Hashomer said Sharon’s condition […]

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