|Israeli President Shimon Peres discusses the life of Arnon Milchan |
with 'Confidential' co-author Joseph Gelman at the President's office in Jerusalem.
Israeli President Shimon Peres is celebrating his 90th birthday. President Peres is a mentor and father figure to Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan. It was he who personally recruited Mr. Milchan to the service of his country. over the years, Milchan has personally introduced Holywood's top talent to President Peres, and many have arrived to celebrate the President's birthday. Even well known Jewish publications in the United States were surprised by the impressive a-listers who arrived, unaware of the deep relationships that have developed over the years. Milchan's longtime close friend, Robert de Niro let it all hang out:
“I always enjoy coming to Israel. Israelis are warm, they’re energetic people. Forthright. Very smart. I always like smart people. They’re nice people, you know. Aggressive, and I respect that aggressiveness because you need it in their situation,” De Niro said