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Israelis You Should Know: Ilana Shoshan

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Name: Ilana Shoshan

Age: 54

Family: Married with two children

Known for: Ilana Shoshan was named Miss Israel in 1980, and she is a strong supporter of economic empowerment for women.

About her: Ilana Shoshan was born in Kfar Saba, Israel, in 1961. She became an international model, and she studied acting in New York before studying film in Los Angeles.

In 1980, Shoshan was named Miss Israel. Then, in 2010, on the 60th anniversary of the first Miss Israel pageant, Illana was elected Miss Israel of All Time in an open vote.

Shoshan is famous for much more than her modeling work. In Los Angeles, she and her husband formed Signature Entertainment, where she worked to develop many films. She also supports the Economic Empowerment for Women in Israel organization and is co-founder of the Women’s Empowerment Foundation in Los Angeles.

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