Mishael Cheshin


Age: 79

Summary: Israeli retired judge and deputy president of the Supreme Court of Israel from 1992 to 2006 who had suspended broadcasts of a 2003 press conference held by prime minister Ariel Sharon as a violation of election law while serving as chairman of Israel's Central Election Commission and whose rulings molded Israel's legal system.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: February 16, 1936

Died: September 19, 2015

Tel Aviv, Israel