Israeli Women Leaders

Throughout history, there have been many Israeli women leaders who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Israeli female leaders such as Golda Meir, Haneen Zoabi, Tzipi Livni, Mary, Mathilde Krim.

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Golda Meir
(Prime Minister of Israel (1969-74))

Golda Meir
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Birthdate: May 3, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: December 8, 1978

Born in present-day Ukraine and brought up in the United States, the phenomenal rise of Golda Meir to become the prime minister of Israel was driven by her sheer leadership qualities. She steered her country amid hostilities from its neighbourhood during her eventful term as premier which also saw the Yom Kippur War. She is remembered as a strong-willed woman.

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Deborah
(Prophetess)

Deborah
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Birthdate: 1107 AD
Birthplace: Israel
Died: 1067 AD

Deborah was an Israeli prophetess and a judge of Israel who made her judgments underneath a date palm tree between Bethel in the Tribe of Ephraim and Ramah in Benjamin. According to the Bible, Deborah was the only female judge in pre-monarchic Israel.

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Tzipi Livni
(Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat, Manager)

Tzipi Livni
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Birthdate: July 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tel Aviv

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Tzipi Hotovely
(Ambassador of Israel to the United Kingdom Since 2020)

Tzipi Hotovely
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Birthdate: December 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rehovot, Israel

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Miri Regev
(Politician, Spokesperson, Officer)

Miri Regev
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Birthdate: May 26, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kiryat Gat

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Haneen Zoabi
(Member of the Knesset)

Haneen Zoabi
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Birthdate: May 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nazareth, Israel

Haneen Zoabi is an Israeli Arab politician. She is credited with co-founding a non-governmental organization called I'lam – Media Center for Arab Palestinians in Israel. She served as the general director of the NGO before resigning to concentrate on her political career.

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Leah Rabin
(Yitzhak Rabin's wife)

Leah Rabin
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Birthdate: April 8, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kaliningrad, Russia
Died: November 12, 2000
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 8 
Mathilde Krim
(Geneticist, Physician)

Mathilde Krim
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Birthdate: July 9, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Como

Mathilde Krim was an Israeli medical researcher best known for her association with amfAR, an international nonprofit organization that aims at supporting AIDS research; she was the founding chairman of the organization. For her immense contribution to the field of AIDS research, Mathilde Krim was honored with the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2000.

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Shulamit Aloni
(Politician)

Shulamit Aloni
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Birthdate: December 27, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tel Aviv–Yafo, Israel
Died: January 24, 2014

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Zivia Lubetkin
(One of the Leaders of Jewish Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Warsaw)

Zivia Lubetkin
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Birthdate: November 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Byten', Belarus
Died: July 11, 1978

Zivia Lubetkin was a Holocaust survivor and leader of the Jewish resistance under Nazi rule in Warsaw. Lubetkin was one of the leaders of the Jewish Combat Organization, the only woman to hold a leadership position within the group. The Jewish Combat Organization played a key role in launching the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

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Fleur Hassan-Nahoum
(Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem since 2018)

Fleur Hassan-Nahoum
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Birthdate: September 27, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England

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Dalia Rabin-Pelossof
(Politician, Lawyer)

Dalia Rabin-Pelossof
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Birthdate: March 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Israel

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Fatima Bernawi
(Afro-Palestinian militant)

Fatima Bernawi
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Birthdate: 1939 AD
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandate for Palestine