Malkat HaYofi 1956 results: Lily Perzhensky crowns Sara Binshtok


Miriam Jaross became the first ever Malkat MaYofi (מלכת היופי‎) or Miss Israel in 1950. She crowned her successor Michal Herison in 1951.

In 1952, Ora Jamili became the first ever Miss Universe Israel. In 1953, Havatzelet Drillman became the first ever Miss World Israel.

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Galia Arkin was originally Malkat MaYofi 1955. However, she lost the title, which was given to Lily Perzhensky.

On July 20, 1956, Sara Binshtok represented Israel at Miss Universe 1956 at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, California, United States. She finished in the Top 15, making her the first woman from Israel to place in Miss Universe.

Lily PerzhenskySara Binshtok
Hebraized nameIlana Carmel Sara Tal
national titleMalkat MaYofi 1955Malkat MaYofi 1956
international titleMiss Universe Israel 1955Miss Universe Israel 1956
international placementMiss Universe 1955
Miss Universe 1956
Top 15

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