We have heard today the sad news that Shimon Peres, the former Israeli president, has died at the age of 93. The Free Churches Group Moderator, Hugh Osgood, has sent his condolences to the Council of Christians and Jews and the Board of Deputies of British Jews.
Message of Condolence
"As moderator of the Free Churches Group in England and Wales, I wanted to write to express my sadness at the news of the death of Shimon Peres. I would like to offer my heartfelt condolences to the government and people of Israel. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Shimon Peres worked tirelessly for the nation of Israel and peace in the region."
Revd Dr Hugh Osgood