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.
Sara Binshtok is the first woman from Israel to place in Miss Universe. Competing against 29 other candidates, she finished in the Top 15 at Miss Universe 1956 at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, California, United States on July 20, 1956.
Rina Izakov is the 10th woman to hold the Malkat MaYofi title. She represented Israel at Miss Universe 1959 and competed against 33 other candidates at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium on July 24, 1959.
|2nd runner-up||Diana Gobernik|
|1st runner-up||Ziva Shomrat|
|Malkat MaYofi 1959||Rina Izakov|
|Miriam Hadar||Rina Izakov|
|Hebraized name||N/A||Rina Yitzchakov|
|national title||Malkat MaYofi 1958||Malkat MaYofi 1959|
|international title||Miss Universe Israel 1958||Miss Universe Israel 1959|
|international placement||Miss Universe 1958|
|Miss Universe 1959|