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Miss Israel (Hebrew: מלכת היופי)(Malkat HaYofi) is a national Beauty pageant in Israel.
The Miss Israel Pageant was held for the first time in 1950. Since then Miss Israel has been the national franchise holder for the Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Europe pageants. The official winner represents Israel in the Miss Universe competition and the runners-up in the Miss World, Miss International and Miss Europe competitions. Sometimes the winner competes at other international pageants, such as the Miss World pageant in 1953, 1968, 1992, 1996–1998, and the Miss International pageant in 1963.
In 2001 Miss Israel became the national franchise holder for the Miss Earth pageant until 2009. In 2010, the Miss Israel pageant did not send a candidate to the Miss Earth pageant. In 2006, Miss Israel did not send a candidate to Miss Europe.
In 2006 Miss Israel chose a new format awarding four crowns.Israeli nationality or naturalization
aged between 17.5 to 23 years
to be at least 1.70 meters tall
to never have been married
have no children
1951: Michal Har'el – chair of Women's International Zionist Organization and wife of Yitzhak Moda'i
1999: Rana Raslan – first Israeli Arab Miss Israel
2004: Gal Gadot – actress
2013: Yityish Titi Aynaw – first black Miss Israel
In some years, spectators at home were able to choose their favorite contestant by SMS:2000 – Nirit Bakshi
2003 – Shahar Nehorai
2004 – Keren Friedman
2005 – Jennifer Bop
2008 – Shunit Faragi
Since 1952, Israel competes at major international pageants. Israel has three international winners namely; Miss Universe 1976, Miss World 1998 and Miss Europe 1994. According to the Miss Israel Organization, traditionally Miss Israel runner up sometimes the winner competes at the Miss Universe. In 2006 Miss Israel changed format with the grand winner competing in the Miss World competition and second place automatically declared "Miss Universe Israel." In 2013, the winner competed in Miss Universe 2013 in Russia.Color key
Miss Israel winner traditionally competes at Miss World or sometimes the runner up if the winner is unable to compete for various reasons. The first runner up goes to Miss Universe automatically.Color key
In 1960–2005 Miss Israel sent runners-up of the Miss Israel pageant to the Miss International competition. In 2006–2007 the official representatives withdrew for unknown reasons.Color key
In 1985 and 2005, Miss Europe Israel was the third-place winner. No pageant has been held since 2006.