Miriam Peretz (born 10 April 1954) is an Moroccan-born Israeli educator and politician. She is known for her lectures around the world on Zionism. Peretz was the recipient of the Israel Prize for Lifetime Achievement in 2018.
In May 2021, Peretz announced that she would run for president of Israel in the 2021 election. She lost the election on 2 June 2021 to former Opposition Leader Isaac Herzog.
Peretz was born and raised in Casablanca, Morocco.
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- ↑ Bachner, Michael. "Mother of fallen IDF soldiers awarded Israel Prize for youth work". www.timesofisrael.com. Retrieved 2018-12-25.
- ↑ Schneider, Tal. "Isaac Herzog, Miriam Peretz announce candidacy for presidency as race warms up". www.timesofisrael.com. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
- ↑ "Issac Herzog elected 11th President of Israel in wide margin". The Jerusalem Post | JPost.com. Retrieved 2 June 2021.
- ↑ "The story of Miriam Peretz | Jewish Independent". www.jewishindependent.ca. Retrieved 2018-12-25.