Peres Honored With US Presidential Medal of Freedom

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Violinist Itzhak Perlman performs for U.S. President Barack Obama and... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Barack Obama,Dinner,East Room,Freedom,Honor,Horizontal,International Landmark,Israel,Itzhak Perlman,Middle East,Natan Sharansky,Performance,Politics,Presidential Medal of Freedom,Receiving,Shimon Peres,US President,USA,Violinist,Washington DC,White House - Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: Violinist Itzhak Perlman (L) performs for U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Israeli President Shimon Peres (2nd R) during a dinner in honor of Peres receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in the East Room of the White House, on June 13, 2012 in Washington, D.C. Peres is the second Israeli, after Natan Sharansky, to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. (Photo by Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images)