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List of Israelis

 

List of Israelis

This is a list of prominent Israelis

Politicians

Military

Activists

Criminals

Religious figures

Haredi rabbis

Religious-Zionist rabbis

Film, TV, radio and stage

Fashion models

Musicians

Popular musicians

Classical musicians

Classical composers

Writers

Poets

Artists

Architects

Chefs

Academic figures

Computing and mathematics

Physics and chemistry

Biology and medicine

Engineering

Philosophy

Social sciences

Archaeology

Humanities

Entrepreneurs

High-tech

Other

Sports

Association Football

Basketball

Bodybuilding

  • Alana Shipp, American/Israeli IFBB professional bodybuilder

Boxing

  • Sarah Avraham, Indian-born Israeli kickboxer, 2014 Women's World Thai-Boxing Champion in 57–63 kilos (125–140 pounds)
  • Hagar Finer, WIBF bantamweight champion[23]
  • Yuri Foreman, Belarusian-born Israeli US middleweight and World Boxing Association super welterweight champion[24]

    References

    See also

    Other

    Tennis

    Track and Field

    Table Tennis

    • Vadim Alexeev, Kazakhstan-born Israeli swimmer, breaststroke[40]
    • Adi Bichman – 400-m and 800-m freestyle, 400-m medley[41]
    • Yoav Bruck – 50-m freestyle and 100-m freestyle
    • Eran Groumi – 100 and 200 m backstroke, 100-m butterfly
    • Michael "Miki" Halika – 200-m butterfly, 200- and 400-m individual medley
    • Judith Haspel (born "Judith Deutsch"), Austrian-born Israeli; held every Austrian women's middle and long distance freestyle record in 1935; refused to represent Austria in 1936 Summer Olympics along with Ruth Langer and Lucie Goldner, protesting Hitler, stating, "I refuse to enter a contest in a land which so shamefully persecutes my people."[42]
    • Amit Ivry, Maccabiah & Israeli records in Women's 100m butterfly, Israeli record in t Women's 200m Individual Medley, bronze medal in 100m butterfly at the European Swimming Championships.
    • Dan Kutler, US-born Israeli; 100-m butterfly, 4×100-m medley relay[43]
    • Keren Leibovitch, Paralympic swimmer, 4x-gold-medal-winner, 100-m backstroke, 50- and 100-m freestyle, 200-m individual medley
    • Tal Stricker – 100- and 200-m breaststroke, 4×100-m medley relay[44]
    • Eithan Urbach – backstroke swimmer, European championship silver & bronze; 100-m backstroke[45]

    Swimming

    • Zefania Carmel – yachtsman, world champion (420 class)[37]
    • Gal Fridman – windsurfer (Olympic gold: 2004 (Israel's first gold medalist), bronze: 1996 (Mistral class); world champion: 2002)[38]
    • Lydia Lazarov – yachting world champion (420 class)[37]
    • Nimrod Mashiah – windsurfer; World Championship silver, ranked # 1 in world.
    • Shahar Tzuberi, Israel, windsurfer, Olympic bronze (RS:X discipline); 2009 & 2010 European Windsurf champion[39]

    Sailing

    • Yael Arad – judoka (Olympic silver: 1992, European champion: 1993, world silver: 1993). First Israeli Olympic medalist; light-middleweight
    • Andrian Kordon, European Championship bronze; heavyweight
    • Daniela Krukower, Israel/Argentina judoka, World Champion (under 63 kg)[35]
    • Yoel Razvozov – 2-time European Championship silver; lightweight
    • Oren Smadja – judoka (Olympic bronze: 1992; lightweight)
    • Ehud Vaks, judoka (half-lightweight)[36]
    • Gal Yekutiel – European championship bronze
    • Ariel Zeevi – judoka (European champion: 2000, 2003, 2004; Olympic bronze: 2004; 100 kg)

    Judo

    Gymnastics

    Golf

    Figure skating

    Fencing
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  • Related links

    • Presidents of Israel
    • Prime Ministers of Israel
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