Miriam Scheinsohn was born on April 26, 1918, in Vitebsk (Belorussia), the youngest of eight children (she had three sisters and four brothers). Soon after Miriam’s birth the family moved to Kovno (Kaunas) in Lithuania, where her parents owned a textile factory.
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.
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