Miriam Ben-Porat, born in Vitbesk in 1918. The family moved to Kovno soon after, and Miriyam attended the Shwabe high school in Kovno. She immigrated to Israel in 1936 and studied law in Jerusalem, graduating in 1945.
Served in State Attorney's office
Deputy State Attorney
Judge of District Court, Jerusalem
Associate Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
President of District Court, Jerusalem
Supreme Court Justice
Deputy President of the Supreme Court
State Comptroller and Public Complaints Commissioner
Awarded Israel Prize for her special contribution to the society and state
Miriam Ben-Porat is the author of commentaries on the laws of assignments and contracts and articles in the Israel Law Review and various other professional journals. She has been awarded several prizes for her achievements as a Supreme Court justice and State Comptroller.
Eilat Gordin Levitan