Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked
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Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Jewish Home) has been chosen as Forbes Israel's Woman of the Year.

The list includes 50 women from various fields: scholars, philosophers, directors, businesswomen etc. who have a significant influence on Israeli society.

The magazine wrote: "Every year Forbes publishes a list of the 50 most influential women in Israel. This year, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked takes over the top of the ranking ... which is involved in every major intersection in Israeli discourse."

Shaked said: "I thank Forbes for choosing me as the most influential woman this year. The list is comprised of intelligent, capable and excelling women and it's a great honor to me to lead this list."

"I will continue to work to promote the important issues on the agenda. During my two years in office at the justice ministry, I've broken many conventions, and I'm just getting started."

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