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 Ofira Navon

Ofira Navon

Birth
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv District, Israel
Death 22 Aug 1993 (aged 57)
Jerusalem, Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel
Burial Jerusalem, Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel
Memorial ID 51728468 · View Source
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Wife of Yitzhak Navon, the fifth President of Israel. She was born in Tel Aviv, to Batya and Eliezer Resnikov, Prisoners of Zion from Russia. As First Lady, she established the Presidents Council for the Welfare of the Child. She worked with Jihan Sadat, wife of the Egyptian president, on rehabilitation projects for soldiers wounded in the Arab-Israeli conflict. She died of leukemia at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem at the age of 57.


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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 28 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51728468
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ofira Navon (1 Jan 1936–22 Aug 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51728468, citing Mount Herzl National Cemetery, Jerusalem, Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .