Miriam Ben-Porat

  • miriam ben-porat
    מרים בן פורת
    miriam ben-porat
    miriam ben-porat, 1983
    born
    miriam shinezon

    (1918-04-26)april 26, 1918
    vitebsk, russia
    diedjuly 26, 2012(2012-07-26) (aged 94)
    citizenshipisraeli
    alma materhebrew university of jerusalem
    occupationsupreme court of israel judge; state comptroller of israel
    children1
    awards
    • 1991 israel prize for special contribution to society and the state of israel
    • 2004 yakir yerushalayim (worthy citizen of jerusalem) award

    miriam ben-porat (hebrew: מרים בן פורת, née shinezon, 26 april 1918 – 26 july 2012) was an israeli jurist. she was the first female appointed to the supreme court of israel and the state comptroller of israel from 1988–1998.[1]

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Miriam Ben-Porat
מרים בן פורת
Miriam Ben-Porat
Miriam Ben-Porat, 1983
Born
Miriam Shinezon

(1918-04-26)April 26, 1918
DiedJuly 26, 2012(2012-07-26) (aged 94)
CitizenshipIsraeli
Alma materHebrew University of Jerusalem
OccupationSupreme Court of Israel judge; State Comptroller of Israel
Children1
Awards

Miriam Ben-Porat (Hebrew: מרים בן פורת, née Shinezon, 26 April 1918 – 26 July 2012) was an Israeli jurist. She was the first female appointed to the Supreme Court of Israel and the State Comptroller of Israel from 1988–1998.[1]