After 13 hours in open water, Avishag Turk became the first Israeli woman - and only second person ever from Israel - to swim the English Channel.
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The IDF's new chief financial adviser, Lazrovitch is the first woman to hold that position and one of only four women to serve on the IDF's General Staff.
A British-born schoolteacher, Cailingold fought for Israel during the 1948 War of Independence and was killed during the battle for Jerusalem's Old City.
As Commander of the Israeli Navy, Botzer helped build the Jewish state's ability to defend herself at sea.
A professional racecar driver, Day is the first Israeli to compete in the IndyCar series, as well as in one of NASCAR's top three series.