Aura Herzog

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Aura Herzog
Portrait of Aura Herzog
First Lady of Israel
In role
5 May 1983 – 13 May 1993
PresidentChaim Herzog
Preceded byOfira Navon
Succeeded byReuma Weizman
Personal details
Born(1924-12-24)24 December 1924
Ismailia, Egypt
Died10 January 2022(2022-01-10) (aged 97)
Chaim Herzog
(m. 1947; died 1997)
Children4, including Isaac

Aura Herzog (Hebrew: אורה הרצוג) (née Ambache, 24 December 1924 – 10 January 2022) was an Israeli social activist and philanthropist. She was the First Lady of Israel from 1983 to 1993. She was the wife of Chaim Herzog, the sixth President of the State of Israel and mother of the current president, Isaac Herzog.

In 1968, she founded the Council for a Beautiful Israel.[1]

Herzog died on 10 January 2022, at the age of 97.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Cashman, Greer Fay (2012-04-25). "All in the Family". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 2017-09-09.
  2. "President Isaac Herzog's mother, Aura, dies at 97". The Jerusalem Post | Retrieved 2022-01-10.