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Margalit (hebrew: מרגלית, lit. pearl) is used in Israel as a surname and a female first name. It is related to Margulis, an East European Jewish name. It may refer to:


  • Avishai Margalit (born 1939), Israeli Professor Emeritus in Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Dan Margalit (born 1938), Israeli journalist, author and television host
  • Itay Margalit (born 1970), retired Israeli high jumper
  • Meir Margalit (born 1952), Argentine-born Israeli researcher of the history of the Jewish community in Mandatory Palestine and a founder of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions
  • Erel Margalit (born 1961), Israeli politician and a high-tech and social entrepreneur

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