List of Israelis

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Lists of Israelis
 
By ethnicity
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Ashkenazi Jews
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Mizrahi and Sephardi Jews

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Various:
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This is a list of prominent Israelis

Politicians[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of Israeli politicians.

Military[edit]

Activists[edit]

Criminals[edit]

Religious figures[edit]

Haredi rabbis[edit]

Religious-Zionist rabbis[edit]

Film, TV, radio and stage[edit]

Fashion models[edit]

Musicians[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of Israeli musical artists.

Popular musicians[edit]

Classical musicians[edit]

Classical composers[edit]

Writers[edit]

Poets[edit]

Artists[edit]

Architects[edit]

Chefs[edit]

Academic figures[edit]

Computing and mathematics[edit]

Physics and chemistry[edit]

Biology and medicine[edit]

Engineering[edit]

Philosophy[edit]

Social sciences[edit]

Archaeology[edit]

Humanities[edit]

Entrepreneurs[edit]

High-tech[edit]

Other[edit]

Sports[edit]

Association Football[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Bodybuilding[edit]

  • Alana Shipp, American/Israeli IFBB professional bodybuilder

Boxing[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Figure skating[edit]

Golf[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Judo[edit]

  • 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)[34]
  • Yoel Razvozov – 2-time European Championship silver; lightweight
  • Oren Smadja – judoka (Olympic bronze: 1992; lightweight)
  • Ehud Vaks, judoka (half-lightweight)[35]
  • Gal Yekutiel – European championship bronze
  • Ariel Zeevi – judoka (European champion: 2000, 2003, 2004; Olympic bronze: 2004; 100 kg)

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

  • Vadim Alexeev, Kazakhstan-born Israeli swimmer, breaststroke[39]
  • Adi Bichman – 400-m and 800-m freestyle, 400-m medley[40]
  • 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."[41]
  • 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[42]
  • 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[43]
  • Eithan Urbach – backstroke swimmer, European championship silver & bronze; 100-m backstroke[44]

Table Tennis[edit]

Track and Field[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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