Miriam Ben-Porat, born in Russia in 1918, is a widow
and the mother of one. She immigrated to Israel
in 1936 and studied law in Jerusalem,
graduating in 1945.
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.
Source: Israeli Foreign Ministry