Only 34 Years to Go
President Shimon Peres collapsed during a function at the Rabin Center in north Tel Aviv on Motzash, and was taken to the hospital at Tel Hashomer. According to reports in the media, the eighty-six year-old president could walk when he left the Rabin Center, and his condition is characterized as satisfactory.
Nonetheless an event like this really makes you think:
In a not too distant future, it will no longer be possible to joke about Shimon Peres in polite company.