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Miriam Ben-Porat (94)

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Miriam Ben-Porat, Israel’s first female Supreme Court President died on Thursday at the age 94. She was also Israel’s first female State Comptroller.

Ben-Porat was born in Russia in 1918, and moved to Israel in 1936. She graduated with a degree in law in 1945.

Ben-Porat is survived by a daughter and three grandchildren.

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