Flashback: Miss Australia on Coast
Gold Coast Bulletin
They were leaving nothing to chance for special guest star Rina Messinger, the incumbent Miss Universe who was a former major in the Israeli Army. The Israeli gave a press conference the previous day in which she was stopped from discussing the ...
Beauty queens, where are they now?
Times of India
I think my being Miss Universe will show people that Israel has another side, not only war. Messinger is a family lawyer in Tel Aviv, working on her doctorate and appearing every week in the morning show of Channel 10, where she gives advice in family law.
July 11: Explore the day's history through photos
Rina Messinger of Israel, centre, registers her surprise when she is told she has won the Miss Universe Pageant of 1976, in Hong Kong, July 11, 1976. Runner-up Miss Venezuela Judith Castillo is right, and TV announcer Bob Barker stand on left. (AP Photo).
GRAPEVINE: All the world loves a wedding
Jerusalem Post Israel News
In fact, Rina Mor-Goder, who in 1976, as Rina Messinger, was the first Israeli to win the Miss Universe contest, after completing the year of her reign, went to work in public relations for the Jewish Agency and Israel Bonds in New York, and after ...