Activist Miriam Peretz officially announces her candidacy for president

Activist Miriam Peretz has officially announced her candidacy for Israel’s president.

Peretz is a recipient of the 2018 Israel Prize. She lost two of her sons during their IDF combat services.

If elected, Peretz would be Israel’s first woman to serve as president.

Israel Prize winner Miriam Peretz speaks at the Jewish federation’s annual General Assembly in Tel Aviv, on October 23, 2018. (Miriam Alster/ FLASH90)
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