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Malkat HaYofi 1959 results: Miriam Hadar crowns Rina Izakov

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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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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.

PLACEMENTCANDIDATE
2nd runner-upDiana Gobernik
Atara Mor
1st runner-upZiva Shomrat
Malkat MaYofi 1959Rina Izakov
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Miriam Hadar Rina Izakov
Hebraized nameN/ARina Yitzchakov
birthplaceJerusalemTel Aviv
national titleMalkat MaYofi 1958Malkat MaYofi 1959
international titleMiss Universe Israel 1958Miss Universe Israel 1959
international placementMiss Universe 1958
Top 15
Miss Universe 1959
Top 15

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