Miriam Eshkol


Age: 87

widow of Israel's third prime minister Levi Eshkol who dedicated herself to public life and was closely followed by the press leading numerous public organizations in promotion of public causes for taking a vocal and active role in assisting her husband in her years as the first lady during her husband's term as prime minister from 1964 to 1969, who founded and chaired Yad Levi Eshkol following her husband's death in 1969 and served as its chairwoman from 1970 to 2008.

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: 1929

Died: November 26, 2016

Jerusalem, Israel