Peretz

or Per·ez

[per-its; Yiddish. pe-rets]
noun
  1. I(saac) L(oeb) or Yitz·chok Lei·bush [yits-khawk ley-boo sh] /ˈyɪts xɔk ˈleɪ bʊʃ/, 1852–1915, Polish author: writer of plays, poems, and short stories in Yiddish.
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Contemporary Examples of peretz

  • But when Peretz held the editor-in-chief title, he regularly meddled with editorial policy and wrote regularly as well.

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    Ex-Obama Aide Buys The New Republic

    Howard Kurtz

    March 9, 2012

  • But Peretz has been at odds with the Democratic establishment on some issues, especially in foreign policy.

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    Ex-Obama Aide Buys The New Republic

    Howard Kurtz

    March 9, 2012

  • It faced a problem under owner Marty Peretz during the 2000 campaign, because Peretz was so close to Al Gore.

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    Howard Kurtz

    March 9, 2012

  • In inviting Peretz, said Rehab, “Harvard seems to be confirming that Islamophobia is the last accepted form of bigotry.”

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    Harvard's Marty Peretz Problem

    Benjamin Sarlin

    September 15, 2010

  • The recent assertions by Dr. Peretz are therefore distressing to many members of our community, and understandably so.

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    Harvard's Marty Peretz Problem

    Benjamin Sarlin

    September 15, 2010

Historical Examples of peretz

  • As to Peretz's daughter, the notion of her assenting to marry him again seemed preposterous.

  • Peretz is one of the literary masters of to-day, but he writes in Yiddish, so the world misses his greatness.

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    Bernard G. Richards