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A gift born of loss

Israeli educator, Israel Prize winner and bereaved mother Miriam Peretz donates 50,000 ILS to IDF soldiers with disabilities.

A gift born of loss

Miriam Peretz: 'We have an amazing country - we must not cover it in fog'

'We will overcome the missiles in Gaza - we won't succeed in overcoming the negative spirit,' says Miriam Peretz, who ran for president.

'We have an amazing country - we must not cover it in fog'

Isaac Herzog elected as President of Israel

Jewish Agency chief Isaac Herzog defeats Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz by wide margin to become Israel's 11th President.

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Elyasaf Peretz: 'The people have already chosen Mom for president'

Elyasaf Peretz, son of presidential candidate Miriam Peretz, urges Knesset to represent the people's choice of president.

'The people have already chosen Mom for president'

Likud and Yesh Atid clash over presidential election

Vote for the presidency next week in doubt due to disagreement between Likud and Yesh Atid.

Likud and Yesh Atid clash over presidential election

Poll: Israelis favor Miriam Peretz over Isaac Herzog for president

Israel Prize recipient, bereaved mother and former Sinai settler Miriam Peretz tops Jewish Agency chief Isaac Herzog in latest poll.

Israelis favor Miriam Peretz over Isaac Herzog for president

Isaac Herzog or Miriam Peretz: Presidential race opens

Miriam Peretz and Isaac Herzog will run for the position of President in the election in two weeks.

Isaac Herzog or Miriam Peretz: Presidential race opens

Israel's presidential race heating up

Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz and singer Yehoram Gaon will try to obtain the signatures required to submit candidacy.

Israel's presidential race heating up

Miriam Peretz - Israel's next president?

Miriam Peretz speaks about need for unity, that Jews in Israel have much to learn from Jewish diaspora about connecting to Jewish identity.

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44% want President Miriam Peretz

Survey conducted by Direct Polls Institute indicates enormous support for Israel Prize winner candidacy for position of President of State.

44% want President Miriam Peretz

INTO THE FRAY: Haaretz – One outrage too far?

INTO THE FRAY: Haaretz – One outrage too far?

Miriam Peretz: To beat coronavirus, stop the hate

Israel Prize winner speaks of the Shabbat she spent alone as country enforces social distancing against the coronavirus.

Miriam Peretz: To beat coronavirus, stop the hate

Campaign calls on Jews of France to visit Israel

New campaign calls on French Jews to visit Israel and connect with their roots - and maybe even immigrate.

Campaign calls on Jews of France to visit Israel

Israel Prize winner Miriam Peretz calls for unity

'The public is fed up with offensive discourse and division,' Peretz says. 'We deserve a government to consolidate and unite us.'

Israel Prize winner Miriam Peretz calls for unity

Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz kicks off 'Eliraz Race'

The third annual 'Eliraz Race' takes place in Petah Tikva to commemorate the memory of fallen soldier Eliraz Peretz.

Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz kicks off 'Eliraz Race'

Bereaved mother being courted by several parties

Several parties have tried to persuade Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz, who lost two sons in combat, to join them.

Bereaved mother being courted by several parties

Bereaved mother moves the hearts of her audience

Israel Prize winner Miriam Peretz lost two sons during their IDF service. Watch Peretz's full inspiring and emotional speech at IAC 2018.

Bereaved mother moves the hearts of her audienceplayer

Why Mike Pence's speech inspired iconic bereaved mother

Miriam Peretz, who lost two sons in combat, hails Mike Pence's rousing speech supporting Israel on Friday.

Why Mike Pence's speech inspired iconic bereaved motherplayer

Bereaved mother's inspiring speech to US Jewry

Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz, who lost 2 sons in combat, addresses Jewish Federations of North America in Tel Aviv.

Bereaved mother's inspiring speech to US Jewryplayer

'G-d will put me in the right place for the Jewish people'

Israel Prize laureate who lost two sons in Israel's wars reacts to calls she run for president after inspirational speech at award ceremony.

'G-d will put me in the right place for the Jewish people'

Miriam Peretz's Israel Prize speech to be taught in school

Bennett: speech given by Israel Prize winner who lost 2 sons in combat about choosing life to be taught in Israeli schools.

Miriam Peretz's Israel Prize speech to be taught in schoolplayer

Bereaved mother wins Israel Prize

Miriam Peretz, mother of fallen soldiers Uriel and Eliraz, wins Israel Prize for strengthening the Jewish-Israeli spirit.

Bereaved mother wins Israel Prizeplayer

Tragedy stricken mother inspires emissaries

Miriam Peretz, who lost two of her sons, addresses Religious Zionist emissaries conference, calls on them to bring all of Israel together.

Tragedy stricken mother inspires Israel's emissariesplayer

Watch: Hallel for Hallel

Hundreds gather for a unique prayer session to commemorate terror victim Hallel-Yaffa Ariel. 'We will walk in the streets without fear.'

Watch: Hallel for Hallelplayer

Lone soldiers send a powerful message to the world

Celebration honors 100 lone soldiers and national service participants from NCSY in North America, send message to world.

Lone soldiers send message to the world: we won't be defeatedplayer

Twice-Bereaved Mom Refuses Offer of Likud MK Spot

Miriam Peretz, whose sons Uriel and Eliraz died on the battlefields, has turned down Netanyahu's personal offer.

Twice-Bereaved Mom Refuses Bibi's Offer of Likud MK Spot

Bereaved Mother Lights Torch in Honor of Sons

Miriam Peretz, who lost two sons, lights a torch "in honor of the fallen, the founders of the nation and the country."

Bereaved Mother Lights Torch in Honor of Fallen Sons

Slain Brothers Remembered with Gifts for Soldiers

Two brothers who fell in combat are commemorated with holiday gifts for 1,000 soldiers.

Slain Brothers Remembered with Holiday Gifts for Soldiers

Yeshiva Named for Maj. Eliraz Peretz

Amit-Eliraz Yeshiva in Petach Tikva receives new name as it opens in new building.

Yeshiva Named for Maj. Eliraz Peretzplayer

Twice-Bereaved Mother Tells OU Youths: I'm Happy

Miriam Peretz, whose 2 sons died in combat, tells 1,200 NCSY youths: "In Israel, Jews walk proudly."

Twice-Bereaved Mother Tells OU Youths: I'm Happy

Bereaved Mother: Individuals Hold Up the Country

Miriam Peretz, who lost her two sons, Uriel and Eliraz, in wars, moved audience to tears.

Bereaved Mother: Individuals Hold Up the Country

Miriam Peretz Honored by Maagalim

Mother of Uriel and Eliraz gets standing ovation from 1,500 young women, as she receives prize for 'belief.'

IDF Heroes' Mother Miriam Peretz Honored by Maagalim

Miriam Peretz: I Spread Light

Miriam Peretz, who lost two sons during their military service, inspired hundreds of attendees at a women's conference in Be'er Sheva.

Miriam Peretz: From Darkness I Choose to Spread Light