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    Michaela Bercu

    Michaela Bercu (Hebrew: מיכאלה ברקו‎; born March 31, 1967) is an Romanian-Israeli model and actress. She is represented in her modeling and acting by Elite Model Management. Michaela Bercu appeared in the American film Bram Stoker's Dracula as one of sensual Dracula's brides, costarring Gary Oldman, Keanu Reeves and Monica Bellucci. Bercu is best known for her appearance on the November 1988 cover of American Vogue, in which she wore a bejeweled Christian Lacroix T-shirt and a pair of faded jeans; the shot was done outdoors in natural light. It was Anna Wintour's first cover since taking over as the magazine's editor-in-chief, and was seen as signaling a break from the more formal and posed cover images favored by her predecessor, Grace Mirabella. It was also the first time a model on the cover of Vogue was shown wearing jeans,She was also featured in the 1992 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Bercu is of Jewish faith, and her parents are both born in Romania. She now lives in Tel Aviv with her husband (the millionaire and the businessman Ron Zuckerman) and their four children.
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    Ofer Shechter

    Ofer Shechter (Hebrew: עופר שכטר‎; born April 8, 1981) is an Israeli actor, entertainer, model and TV host. Schechter was born and raised in Moshav Hadar Am. At the age of seven Schechter took part in a commercial for a watermelon Ice pop which was broadcast on Israeli TV. After serving in the military Schechter attended Yoram Levinstein's theater course and studied acting in front of a camera. By 2002 Schechter was selected, together with a group of young Israeli hosts which included Mali Levy, Michael Hanegbi and Yael Goldman, to host the Israeli youth TV show "Exit" on the newly established Israeli Channel 10. In "Exit" Schechter received a wide media exposure, not necessarily because of his hosting talent but because of the many provocations Schechter caused during the show, which most notably was the one he did during a live show in which he revealed his buttocks before the young audience. Due to his many provocations, eventually the show was transferred to be broadcast on cable. By 2003 Schechter played in the Hot 3 telenovela "Mishak Hahayim" (Game of Life) and appeared in the Israeli children's song contest The Festigal, in 2004 he starred in the Israeli musical "Peter Pan"
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    Sharon Ganish

    Sharon Ganish (sometimes Genish, born May 21, 1983) is an Israeli-American model. She was born in Los Angeles to Jewish parents, and her family moved to Israel when she was 3 years old. She began modelling at the age of 16 but later moved to New York City where she was signed by the Clear agency, which until then represented male models only. In 2005, Genish was chosen to be the face of Israeli make-up company "Ilmakiage" and has appeared in advertisements for Versace, for whom she has also walked the catwalk. Her other runway credits include Allesandro Dell'Acqua, Balenciaga, Coccapani, DSquared2, Emilio Pucci, Emmanuel Ungaro, Iceberg, La Perla, and Stella McCartney.
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    Esti Ginzburg

    Esti Ginzburg (alternate transcription Ginsberg, Ginsborg, Günzburg Hebrew: אסתי גינזבורג‎; born 6 March 1990) is an Israeli model and actress. Ginzburg was born in Tel Aviv, Israel. Her father, Arieh Ginzburg, is an architect, and her grandfather was involved in the original planning and construction of Zahala Tel Aviv. Ginzburg is Jewish. Ginzburg started modeling at the age of eight with a milk advertisement and at the age of 14 signed a contract with modeling agency Elite Models. In 2006, she signed a two-year deal with Israeli firm Fox, replacing four-year covergirl Yael Bar Zohar and was featured on the February/March 2007 cover of French ELLE. She has also modeled for brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Burberry, FCUK, Pull and Bear, and Castro. She was also featured in the 2009, 2010, and 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Ginzburg made her acting debut in the 2010 Joel Schumacher film Twelve. Ginzburg currently resides in Tel Aviv. She was drafted into the army (IDF) on 22 July 2009, and in early October of that year, while speaking in support of enlisting, caused headlines by criticizing fellow Israeli model Bar Rafaeli for avoiding military service via a short-lived
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    Ran Danker

    Ran Danker

    Ran Danker (Hebrew: רן דנקר‎; born Khalil Danker on January 7, 1984) is an Israeli actor, singer and model. He is the son of Israeli actor Eli Danker. He has sung such songs as "אני אש" ("I am Fire"). He has also starred in the hit Israeli series HaShir Shelanu. Ran Danker also starred in the 2009 Israeli film '"Eyes Wide Open" as the Yeshiva student Ezri, who has feelings for a married, orthodox Jewish father, Aaron (Zohar Strauss). Danker was born in Virginia, United States. He went to Israel with his mother when he was 2 years old. He grew up in the Bavli neighborhood in Tel Aviv. During that time he was a member of the Ha-Horesh tribe choir of the scouts youth movement. Towards his Junior High year, Ran and his mother moved to Poleg, Netanya. Between high school and his army service, Ran participated in a few TV commercials: a promo of Channel 10; a commercial of Bank Leumi; and the cell phone company Cellcom. As a teenager, Ran was a delivery boy for Domino's Pizza in Netanya. He starred in Restless in 2008 and from 2004, three seasons in the hit musical TV series HaShir Shelanu (Our Song). He was also in two children's shows, a musical production of The Sound of Music in Tel
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    Eliad Cohen

    Eliad Cohen (born May 11, 1988) is an Israeli producer, actor, model, entrepreneur, and co-founder of Gay-ville. He is best known for his role as presenter of the Arisa party line and also for being chosen as the cover of the Spartacus International Gay Guide for the 2011-2012 issue. Eliad was born on May 11, 1988 in Akko, Israel. After completing high school, Eliad served in the Israel Defense Forces in an elite combat unit for three years. After completing his army service, Eliad moved to Tel Aviv where he began his modeling career. In the winter of 2010, Eliad was working as a bartender when two German photographers approached him to be a part of the Boys of Tel Aviv article in the German magazine Männer. A few months later Spartacus International Gay Guides contacted Eliad with the proposition of being the cover of the 2011-2012 Spartacus International Gay Guide, which he accepted, and later promoted in Europe in early 2011. Eliad is best known for his role as the presenter of the Arisa party series, which is the first international party dedicated to Mizrahi, Middle Eastern influenced music. Eliad was approached by the Arisa creative team and asked to star in one of their
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    Ron Glick

    Ron Glick (Hebrew: רון גליק‎; born January 23, 1985 in Branford, Connecticut) is an Israeli professional football (soccer) player currently contracted by Maccabi Petah Tikva. Glick made his senior debut in a Toto Cup match during the 2004/05 season. The next season, he made his Israeli Premier League debut against Beitar Jerusalem as a substitute in the ninetieth minute. Four rounds later, Glick found himself in the starting eleven against F.C. Ashdod. The 2006/07 season was due to be his breakout year, but a rash of injuries relegated him to seeing most matches from the stands. After returning from injury, Glick hired a personal trainer to stay return to match fitness. He also had an unsuccessful trial with Toronto FC in the American MLS, later San Jose Earthquakes and Columbus Crew in May 2008. In May 2009, Glick moved to Australian club FC Oont, on a free transfer. He has subsequently been named captain and helped the team to a runners up finish for the 2010 season, scoring a few key goals in the process. On February 9, 2004 Glick made his debut with the Israeli under-19 squad against their counterparts from Romania. The two game series, one match in Kiryat Ata, the other in
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    Gal Gadot

    Gal Gadot (Hebrew: גל גדות‎; born April 30, 1985) is an Israeli actress and model. She won the Miss Israel title in 2004 and went on to represent Israel at the 2004 Miss Universe beauty pageant. Gadot is known for her role as Gisele Yashar in Fast & Furious and Fast Five. In 2007, she took a part in the Maxim photo shoot "Women of the Israeli army", which focused on Israeli models who were members of the Israeli Army. Gal's photo was on the invitation to the launch party for the controversial issue, and featured on the cover of the New York Post. In 2008, Gadot performed the lead role on the Israeli drama Bubot ("Dolls"). She was also chosen to be the leading model of Castro, one of the largest Israeli clothing brands. Her height is 175 cm (5'9"). Gadot appeared in Fast & Furious alongside co-stars Vin Diesel and Paul Walker, having beaten six other actresses to the role. In 2010, Gadot had a small role in the action-adventure Knight and Day, starring alongside Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. In the film, she played Naomi, a henchwoman to Tom Cruise's enemy. Earlier in the same year, she had a small role in the movie Date Night as Natanya, Holbrooke's (Mark Wahlberg) Israeli
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    Chava Mond

    Chava Mond (born in 1984, also Havi Mond, Hebrew: חוה מונד‎) is an Israeli model. She is Israel's first shomer Shabbos (observes the Jewish Sabbath) and shomer kashrut (observes Jewish dietary laws) model . Born in Safed, Israel, she holds joint Israeli and British citizenship, as her parents were British and she currently lives in Finchley. Mond was born in 1984 and raised in Safed to a religious family. She attended the city's religious girls' school. She hoped to study law and become an attorney, but at the age of 16 she was traveling in London with her aunt and was offered a job by a Select model agent. Mond refused, saying that she was religious and that she hadn't completed her high school studies, so Select waited until she turned 18, at which age Mond completed her Sherut Leumi. Mond worked for famous clients such as French Connection, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, The Times (on the cover and in an article), Cosmopolitan, In Style, Harvey Nichols Magazine and Marie Claire. Chava has also been on the catwalk for Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent and London Fashion Week and she has appeared in the advertising campaigns of Laura Ashley, French Connection and Gina Bakoni. As well, she
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    Yael Abecassis

    Yael Abecassis (Hebrew: יעל אבקסיס‎; born July 19, 1967) is an Israeli actress and model. She married Israeli actor Lior Miller in 1996 and has one child. They divorced in 2003. Abecassis is the daughter of Raymonde Abecassis, a Moroccan-born Israeli actress. Abecassis began modeling at the age of 14. She later branched into television and film, appearing in commercials and starring as Rivka in Kadosh, a 1999 retelling of The Dybbuk directed by Amos Gitai. In the 1990s, she starred as a host on Israeli television programs for children, and produced music videos for babies and young children. Towards the end of the 1990s, she left television to pursue a career as a dramatic actress. She starred in several Amos Gitai movies and has won favorable reviews, especially in France.
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    Esti Mamo

    Esti Mamo (Ge'ez: እስቲ ማሞ istī māmmō, Hebrew: אסתי ממו) (born 1983) is an Israeli fashion model[] and actress. Of Ethiopian Jewish descent, Esti Mamo was born in 1983 in Chilga, in northwestern Ethiopia. She is a member of the Beta Israel community. At the age of 9 she and her family immigrated from famine and poverty striken Ethiopia to Israel, where the family was moved to the poor district of a southern Israeli city. A younger brother committed suicide in 2004. As a teenager Mamo founded a dance group called Mango, which has performed professionally in clubs in Israel and represented Israel in London's Notting Hill Carnival. Discovered at 15, she resisted overtures from modeling agents until she finished school, but at 18 Mamo started a modeling career. [] Since then, she's been featured on the covers of Israeli magazines, as well as on the pages of high fashion publications ELLE and Vogue. From 2004 on, Mamo has worked in Europe campaigning for several international brands. She also studied acting in Israel, and has acted in various Israeli TV productions. She was voted the 97th sexiest woman of 2005 in an online survey reported in the December edition of men's magazine
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    Yehuda Levi

    Yehuda Levi

    Yehuda Levi (Hebrew: יהודה לוי‎; born June 29, 1979) is an Israeli actor and male model. He was born and now lives in Tel Aviv, but spent much of his childhood in South Africa. He attended the "Thelma Yellin" High school, and graduated with excellence. His noticeable breakthrough was in the TV series "Lechayey Ha'ahava" (Here's To Love) (2001). He is an established actor, but most of his work is done in Israeli soap operas. In May 2006, HaAlufa (The Champion), a soap opera centered around a soccer team, premiered starring Levi. His film roles include Jagger in Yossi & Jagger. Levi Is in a relationship with singer Ninet Tayeb.
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    Sarai Givaty

    Sarai Givaty, sometimes spelled Sarai Givati or known as SARAI (שרי גבעתי) is a well known actress, and model in Israel. Her first role was in a live sketch on the Israeli tonight show (Kol Layla) where she played an American reporter. The segment was very successful. On the final show, Israeli hush critic Raana Shacked called it "the pick of the show". Givaty continued shooting the segment even after she moved to New York where she attended acting school at the HB Studios. in 2005 Givaty was a part of a small cast who received the "Best Teen Show of The Year" from the Israel Golden Screen Award (Masah Hazahav). Shortly thereafter, Givaty became a big name in the Israeli entertainment industry and received many large company endorsements. A year later Givaty decided to explore her work options in Los Angeles. Upon her arrival, she quickly landed the lead role in a film called The Passage starring opposite Stephen Dorff. In 2007, the movie premiered at the Toronto Film Festival where critics called Givaty's performance "star making". Some other notable project she's worked on was the lead in the Enrique Iglesias video "Somebody's Me". In 2008 she played a Russian spy in the pilot
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    Shelly Hazan

    Shelly Hazan

    Shelly Hazan (born September 21, 1984) is a professional model from Israel. She currently resides in Tel-Aviv, Israel. Shelly Hazan was first revealed when she took part in a fashion show for "Shankar". Modeling for many leading fashion companies, among them "Castro", "Renuar", "Golden Lady" and "Croacker". Recently Shelly was chosen to be the home model of French watches company "Maybel."
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    Uma Khouny

    Uma Barum Khouny (born on November 4, 1981 in Israel) is a Filipino-Israeli actor, TV host, model, and former reality show contestant. Uma Khouny was born by the name Ibrahim Khouny In a small city named Jaffa in Israel. Uma is a Muslim Arab Palestinian-Israeli citizen. He has two sisters (Maya the eldest, and Ayat the youngest) and one brother (Mohammad) who's one year older than Uma. Uma was the only member of the family who left his house in Jaffa and moved to a rented apartment in Tel Aviv, which is not so far from his home. He studied at "college de freres" school, which is an old Catholic private school (also known as the French school) until the 8th grade. At that time he fell in love with a Filipina colleague, Mary Rose, who became his girlfriend. Mary Rose was deported by the immigration authorities from Israel at the age of 19. Uma felt the need to leave Israel and moved to the Philippines to join his girlfriend. Khouny had applied for a new residential place in San Juan, Metro Manila before his stint that lasted all 112 days in the Pinoy Big Brother house. However, he only achieved Fourth Big Placer in the Big Night finale, garnering just 52,833 votes or 4.7% of the
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    Natalie Portman

    Natalie Portman

    Natalie Hershlag (Hebrew: נטלי הרשלג‎; born June 9, 1981), better known by her stage name Natalie Portman, is an actress with dual American and Israeli citizenship. Her first role was as an orphan taken in by a hitman in the 1994 French action film Léon, but mainstream success came when she was cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (released in 1999, 2002 and 2005). In 1999, she enrolled at Harvard University to study psychology while still working as an actress. She completed her bachelor's degree in 2003. In 2001, Portman opened in New York City's Public Theater production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. In 2005, Portman received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture for the drama Closer. She won a Constellation Award for Best Female Performance, and a Saturn Award for Best Actress for her starring role in V for Vendetta (2006). She played leading roles in the historical dramas Goya's Ghosts (2006) and The Other Boleyn Girl (2008). In May 2008, she served as the youngest member of the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival jury. Portman's directorial debut,
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    Orly Weinerman

    Orly Weinerman

    Orly Weinerman (Hebrew: אורלי ויינרמן‎) (born 21 June 1971) is an Israeli actress, model and singer. Weinerman was a member of the cast of "Shemesh", an Israeli situation comedy. After Shemesh, Weinerman moved to London where she attempted to make a career in modelling and advance her acting career. Returning to Israel, Weinerman appeared at the Beauty City beauty fair. In 2006, the German newspaper Der Spiegel and the Spanish newspaper La Voz de Galicia reported that Weinerman was romantically linked to Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the then Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Weinerman has publicly denied having any contact with Saif al-Islam. Weinerman has acted in the following Israeli TV series: Additionally, she has appeared as herself in the following Israeli TV series:
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    Shirley Bouganim

    Shirley Bouganim (born September 13, 1974) is a model from Israel. She was born in Israel to a Jewish parents, to a Moroccan father and Yemenite mother.
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    Roni Duani

    Roni Duani

    Roni Duani (Hebrew: רוני דואני‎; born Liron Duani on March 10, 1986 in Rishon LeZion, Israel) is a pop singer. Although she is best known for her music career, she has also been a television actress, children's television show host, and fashion model. She is often compared to the American recording artist Britney Spears. In 2003, Roni was recognized for her debut album: The World Outside My Door. She earned the nickname Roni Superstar as the album included the hit single "Superstar", based on Jamelia's song "Superstar". About two months later, Roni joined the Military of Israel, as part of mandatory army service. Around the same time, she released her second album "Lo Otzeret," which was released in two separate parts. This album contained the hit song Adoni, composed and produced by the respected musician Ivri Lider. This album was considered more mature than her first album, because it contained provocative and cynical lines about sex, nudity, impermeability and lack of human feelings, something that was unusual for Roni's music, which was usually about dancing, boys, success and having a good life. In 2007, Roni released a dance lesson DVD called "Al Ktzot HaEtzba'ot" (On The
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    Sivan Klein

    Sivan Klein (Hebrew: סיון קליין‎; born August 26, 1984) is an Israeli beauty queen who represented her country at the Miss Universe 2003 pageant in Panama City, Panama. Sivan Klein joined the Miss Israel Pageant in 2003, in which she won the most-coveted title Israel's Beauty Queen, replacing last year's winner Yamit Har-Noy. She won the rights to represent Israel at the Miss Universe 2003 pageant in Panama. Sivan Klein flew to Panama for the Miss Universe 2003 pageant. She was a bet to be in the Top 15. However, she did not make it into the cut. She was 19-years-old when she represented Israel in the pageant.
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    Gila Golan

    Gila Golan (Hebrew: גילה גולן‎) (born ca. 1940) is a Polish-born, Israeli former fashion model and actress. Golan was born in Krakow, Poland, around 1940. Her exact birthday is not known, as she was hidden from the Nazis at a young age. She was found, as an abandoned baby, on the streets of Krakow. A Roman Catholic family found her left in a bundle at a train station during the Holocaust, and adopted her during the war. Her adopted family named her Zoshia Zavatski. After the war, she went to a home for 'lost' Jewish children. Arriving in Israel in 1951, with the name Zusia Sobetzcki, she became Miriam Goldberg and continued her schooling in an Orthodox girls' boarding school. Within a few years she had joined a Kibbutz, and was studying to be a teacher. She was spotted by an American photographer, and ultimately ended up in the Israeli women's magazine LaIsha. Her new fame launched her to the 1960 national fashion competition, where she won first place and was crowned Miss Israel, though she changed her name to Gila Golan to prevent word getting back to her religiously conservative benefactors. After receiving second place in that year's Miss World competition as Israel's
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    Illana Diamant

    Illana Diamant

    Illana Diamant (Hebrew: אילנה דיאמנט‎; born 1961), better known as Illana Shoshan (Hebrew: אילנה שושן‎) is an Israeli model, actress and film producer. Shoshan was born in Israel, where she was Miss Israel. She went on to become an international model, which brought her to the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York where she studied acting. She then moved from New York to Los Angeles, where she studied film at UCLA. She was also crowned Miss Israel in 1980. Within 2 years of moving to Los Angeles, Illana produced her first film, Joshua Tree, starring Dolph Lundgren. After marrying husband Moshe Diamant, the couple formed Signature Entertainment, where Illana is Head of Development. She also served as Casting Director on Signature films including Hairy Tale, The Body and Knock Off, and developed and produced the upcoming Funky Monkey from Warner Brothers. Shoshan produced Imaginary Heroes written and directed by Dan Harris starring Emile Hirsch, Sigourney Weaver and Jeff Daniels. Modeling again at age 48, Illana Shoshan Diamant led the fashion campaign for the Israeli Fashion line CRAZY LINE. In 2010, on the 60th anniversary of the Miss Israel pageant, Illana was
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    Sendi Bar

    Sendi Bar

    Sandy Bar (Hebrew: סנדי בר‎, born April 5, 1976) is an Israeli actress and model. Bar was born in 1976 in Tel Aviv. She was "discovered" at the age of 17 by Adi Barkan, who became her first agent. Bar became a successful model in Israel, leading commercials for "Black and wild" beer, "Milki" and "Isracart". She has modeled for several years for local fashion companies "Castro" and "Pilpel". She also acted in several television shows, including "Zbeng!" and "Zinzana". She resided for several years in Los Angeles with her husband, actor Aki Avni, and her child. They returned to Israel in 2008, and separated.
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    Steve Bond

    Steve Bond (born April 22, 1953) is an Israeli-American television actor and model. Bond was born Shlomo Goldberg in Haifa, Israel of a Romanian mother and a Hungarian father who had emigrated to Israel. He was a child actor who starred in Tarzan and the Jungle Boy, a 1968 release. He recreated himself in America in the early 1980s after doing his mandatory military service for the state of Israel. He became a daytime television actor on General Hospital. In 1984 Bond posed bare-chested for a pin-up wall poster. He married in 1982 and had a daughter. In 1989, he joined the cast of daytime drama Santa Barbara as Mack Blake where he stayed for one year only. Later, he starred as a seductive but evil vampire in the movies To Die For (1989 film) and Son of Darkness: To Die For 2 (1991).
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    Nina Brosh

    Nina Brosh (Hebrew: נינה ברוש‎, also known as Vic; born November 12, 1975) is an Israeli model and actress. She is of Russian Ashkenazi Jewish descent on her father's side, and Chinese descent on her mother's side. Brosh is notable among high fashion models for her highly visible tattoos. In 1995, Nina was voted the 79th "Most Powerful Person in Fashion" by The Face magazine. In 1998 she appeared opposite Vincent Gallo in the independent movie Hollywood Salome.
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    Noa Tishby

    Noa Tishby

    Noa Tohar Tishby (Hebrew: נועה טוהר תשבי‎; born May 22, 1977) is an Israeli actress, producer, model and singer, currently residing in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. In her homeland of Israel, Noa Tishby’s name is well known. An actress and a producer, Tishby got her first big break at 16 playing the lead in the hit original musical King David for which she won national recognition. Tishby received a full drama scholarship to the Tel Aviv National Museum of Arts and went on to play the lead in the Israel's prime television time drama Ramat Aviv. Tishby became a household name in Israel and appeared in numerous TV shows and films, among them the critically acclaimed Five Minutes Walking. Her album Nona was the first English-speaking album released by an Israeli artist and also the first to hit number 1 on the nation’s top-selling album charts. Nona was also released in Japan by Virgin Records. Tishby won praise from critics playing “Anita” in the Israel National Theater production of West Side Story. In 2007, Tishby was presenter on Israel's Got Talent. Tishby's image adorns billboards, entertainment and fashion magazine covers across Israel and Europe; she was voted
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    Max Rhyser

    Max Rhyser (born July 11, 1982) is a Danish-American-Israeli model, stage, television and film actor. Rhyser was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands to a Danish father and American-Israeli mother. Throughout his boyhood he moved often with his family around Europe because of his father prone to following the new career paths every few years. When he was 10 his family moved to Paris and when he was 15 they moved to Denmark. Every time his family moved Rhyser would join the local school theatre company. He is fluent and conversational in English, Dutch, French and Danish. Rhyser older brother, also an actor but primarily in the European market, paved the way for him. His professional career began at the age of 18 as a stage actor in Amsterdam. Rhyser started his television and film career in 2005 when he signed with Q Management as a model. His first acting role was as a guest-star in BBC sitcom My Hero. In 2007 he appeared in a film A Four Letter Word. He also starred in a short films Heads and Tails, Requited and The Teacher. Rhyser breakthrough film was Homeland, where he played Kobi Zucker an Israeli looking to start fresh in New York City who falls in love with a young Palestinian
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    Moran Atias

    Moran Atias (Hebrew: מורן אטיאס‎; born 9 April 1981) is an Israeli actress and model. Atias was born in Haifa, Israel, to parents of Moroccan Jewish descent. Atias appeared on the youth TV show "Out of Focus" at age 15, although plans of serving in the Israeli Defense Forces were cut short with a diagnosis of meningitis at age 17. Atias instead pursued modeling in Germany and then Italy, where she was first discovered and became a model for Roberto Cavalli. A few of her achievements include testimonial nomination by the City of Milan to be the official spokeswoman leading the campaigns against graffiti and animal cruelty for 2005-06. Following her success abroad, Moran was cast in the Israeli "Strauss" commercial and chosen to lead the "Renuar" campaign. She has also won the title of Miss Israel. Atias first appeared on TV when she was 15, starring in the Israeli youth show Out of Focus. By the age of 17, she flew to Germany to launch her international modeling career which also led her to Italy, in which she was truly discovered for cover and runway modelling, TV show hostess, film acting, radio, etc. She was discovered by Roberto Cavalli who selected her to be his home model.
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    Galit Gutmann

    Galit Gutmann

    Galit Gutman (Hebrew: גלית גוטמן‎) is an Israeli actress and fashion model. She was first discovered when she won the title “Discovery of the Year,” and is considered to be among the leading models in Israel. Among the campaigns that she took part in are Castro, H & O, Croacker, Oberzon, and Dani Mizrahi. Gutman also studied acting at Yoram Levinstein and appeared in the Israeli soap opera "Ramat Aviv Gimel". In 2003 she presented the Golden Curtain Awards of the E! channel. She hosted the Israeli reality TV program Dugmaneot (Models). Married to photojournalist Ziv Koren; mother of two daughters.
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    Melanie Peres

    Melanie Peres

    Melanie Peres (Hebrew: מלאני פרס‎; born December 1, 1971) is an Israeli singer, actress and model. Peres was born Melanie Mariam Thanee Frasch in (West) Berlin, Germany, named after the singer Melanie Safka to hippie parents Peter and Nurith Frasch. Her parents separated when she was three years old, Melanie was raised by her father until the age of fifteen when she moved to her mother with whom she immigrated to Israel in 1987. She has often mentioned in interviews that the move from Berlin to Nazareth was a traumatic experience. Although her mother was born in Israel, Melanie wasn't accustomed to the difference in mentality and didn't speak a word of Hebrew at the time of her immigration. She immediately enrolled in the Ulpan to study Hebrew and went to a local High-school but figured it was useless since she didn't understand a word. She left school and Nazareth to live in Tel Aviv at the age of 16 where she worked as a cleaner and a waitress until she began modeling in 1989. Peres started her long modeling career at the age of 17 on the cover of Israeli Magazine La Ischa. Later she was chosen as a contestant in the Israeli Beauty Contest "Face of the 80's" where she didn't make
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    Adi Himelbloy

    Adi Himelbloy

    Adi Himelbloy (Hebrew: עדי הימלבלוי‎; born November 27, 1984) is an Israeli actress and model. Himelbloy was born on November 27, 1984 in Holon, Israel. She was first discovered in Dudu Topaz's entertainment show, The First in Entertainment, when she won the modeling contest held as part of the show. After the show, she worked in modeling for several years,unit being approved as an actress for the Israeli television series HaShminiya ("The Octette"), in which she played the character Natasha Segovia, a young woman with an unusual talent for drawing. In 2006, Himelbloy participated in the Israeli telenovela HaAlufa (Hebrew: האלופה‎, "The Champion"). Afterwards Himelbloy participated in the children's song contest Festigal 2006, where she performed along with other actors from HaShminiya such as Dawn Lanny-Gabay and Shira Wilensky. In addition, she also started appearing in TV advertisements. In 2007 she participated in Festigal once more and dubbed the character of April O'Neill in the Hebrew version of the animated film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In 2009, Himelbloy participated in the Israeli musical Treasure Island (Hebrew: אי המטמון‎, I HaMatmon). She also played in the
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    Chelli Goldenberg

    Rachel (Chelli) Goldenberg (Hebrew: חלי גולדנברג‎; born May 25, 1954 in Tel Aviv) is an Israeli actress, model, blogger and author of children's books. Goldenberg was born and raised in Tel Aviv. At the beginning of the 1970s, while only 16, Goldenberg began a modeling career. Goldberg became one of the leading Israeli models during the 1970s and 1980s. In 1973 Goldenberg was enlisted to the IDF and served in the Israeli Air Force. In 1977, Goldenberg played in Menahem Golan's film "Operation Thunderbolt". Goldenberg's big break as an actress occurred in in 1978 when she starred in the Israeli cult film "Ha-Lahaka". In 1979, she played in "Dizengoff 99". and in 1980 in the film "The Cowards". Afterwards, she studied acting in New York at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. During the 1980s and 1990s, she took part in various films and advertisements, including a series of advertisements for the Israeli dairy pudding "Milky", for the Israeli food products brand Telma, and for the Israeli-based telecommunications company "Pelephone". During those years she played in several films - "The Ambassador" (1982) directed by Lee Richards,
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    Michael Lewis

    Michael Marion Lewis (Hebrew: מייקל לואיס‎, born December 21, 1987) is an Israeli actor and fashion model born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. In summer 2007 and winter 2008 Lewis was modeling for the Israeli clothing company Fox, with Esti Ginzborg. He appeared in fashion shows for Castro, and has been on the cover of several Israeli magazines. In early 2010, he and professional dancer Anna Arronov, were the winners of the fifth season of Rokdim Im Kokhavim, the Israeli version of Strictly Come Dancing. In - 2012 participated in the sixth season of the Israeli version of the reality show Survivor The VIP season, he retired early in the game due is health problems.
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    Yael Goldman

    Yael Goldman (Hebrew: יעל גולדמן‎; born 29 August 1978) is an Israeli actress, TV host and model. Goldman began her modeling career in 1998, after she finished her military service in the Intelligence Corps, modeling for the Betty Rockaway modeling agency. Through the years she has modeled in Paris and New York in, among other things, prestigious magazines, participated in a Bourgeois campaign (subsidiary of Chanel), and campaigns for Galeries Lafayette, Armani and McDonald's. At the same time, In Israel Goldman became the leading model of the Israel-based clothing company Crocker and in 2000 was chosen to be the leading model of the Israel-based clothing company Castro. At the end of 2002 Goldman returned to Israel, and in January 2003 began her television career as an TV host of the Israel daily teenager show "Exit" on Channel 10, along with model Mali Levi, the singer Shiri Maimon and the TV hosts Ofer Shechter and Michael Hanegbi. Two years later (April 2005) Goldman announced on the show of her plans to leave the show. In July 2005 Goldman began to host the extreme TV sports program "AXN Mania". During that year Goldman also participated in the videoclip of the singers Daniel
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    Yael Bar Zohar

    Yael Bar Zohar

    Yael Bar Zohar (Hebrew: יעל בר זוהר‎; born January 29, 1980) is an Israeli actress, model and television host. Bar Zohar was born in Tel Aviv, Israel. She started her modeling career wearing bathing suits in a swimwear catalogue, and filmed a commercial at the age of 15. She was cast for a role in the popular soap opera Ramat Aviv Gimmel . She then turned to modelling and was the leading poster girl for various Israeli firms. She modeled for the undergarment company Pilpel, and became a leading sex icon in Israel. Some Israeli artists wrote songs glorifying her large breasts, which became her trademark at the time. She made her musical theater debut in the Israeli play Mary-Lou, based on songs by Israeli singer Svika Pick. In 2005, she starred as Belle in the Israeli premiere of Beauty and the Beast. In September 2005, Bar Zohar married Israeli actor Guy Zu-Aretz. Their first son was born on October 25, 2007. The family lives in Tel Aviv. She has acted as 'mistress of ceremonies' for a group wedding in 2006.
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    Linor Abargil

    Linor Abargil (Hebrew: לינור אברג'יל‎, sometimes spelled Linor Aberjil; born February 17, 1980) is an Israeli beauty pageant contestant who won the Miss World beauty pageant in 1998, shortly after being raped. Since then, she has become a global advocate in the fight against sexual violence. She was crowned by her predecessor Former Miss World 1997, Diana Hayden. Just seven weeks before being crowned Miss World, the then 18-year old Abargil was raped at knifepoint by Uri Shlomo, an Israeli citizen working as a travel agent in Milan, Italy. She made her case public and Shlomo was arrested in Israel, charged with and found guilty of rape. Abargil called for other women to follow her example. Abargil married Lithuanian basketball player Šarūnas Jasikevičius in a ceremony near Barcelona, Spain, in July, 2006. They divorced in 2008. In 2008 she announced plans to make a documentary movie about her rape with Oscar-nominated producer Cecilia Peck, daughter of actor Gregory Peck. In 2005, she was voted the 89th-greatest Israeli of all time, in a poll by the Israeli news website Ynet to determine whom the general public considered the 200 Greatest Israelis.
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    Daliah Lavi

    Daliah Lavi (born Daliah Lewinbukh; October 12, 1942) is an Israeli actress, singer and model. Lavi was born in Shavei Zion, British Mandate of Palestine, to Jewish parents from Germany and Russia. She studied ballet in Stockholm, Sweden, where she appeared in her first film Hemsöborna (1955). Returning to Israel, her career took off in 1960, when she started appearing in a large number of European and American productions. Fluent in several languages, she has also been in German-, French-, Italian-, Spanish- and English-language films. Lavi's film appearances include Vincente Minnelli's Two Weeks in Another Town (1962), Mario Bava's gothic classic La Frusta e il corpo, aka The Whip and the Body (1963), the role of The Girl in Lord Jim and the first Matt Helm film, The Silencers (1966), opposite Dean Martin. However, her most famous role is probably as 'The Detainer/007' in Casino Royale (1967). With the decline of her film career, Lavi began a successful schlager singing career in Germany, with hits such as "Oh, wann kommst du?", "Willst du mit mir gehn?" and "C'est ça, la vie (So ist das Leben)". She recorded a German-language cover of Melanie Safka's Look What They've Done to My
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    Mor Katzir

    Mor Katzir (born August 23, 1980) is an Israeli model from Haifa, Israel. She has posed for ads for Cole Haan, Ann Taylor, Costume National, and Missoni, and in catalogs for Saks, JCrew, H, and Nordstroms. Her most notable editorial work includes the covers of L'Officiel, Elle (France), and D (Italy). She has also appeared in V, The Face, Another, and German Vogue. Katzir has walked the runway for fashion houses including Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Givenchy, and Rick Owens Katzir has been represented by agencies including 1 Model Mgmt NYC, Women Management Milan, and Women Management Paris. She is currently represented by Silent models in Paris. Her hobbies include Feng Shui and Chinese art.
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    Lior Miller

    Lior Miller (born 13 February 1972) is an Israeli film and television actor. He is also a model and popular-culture icon. He was first discovered after appearing in a commercial for Castro clothing in which he flashed himself. Miller later played in the television series Ramat Aviv Gimel. He has also appeared on the Israeli version of the television series Dancing with the Stars.
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    Shiraz Tal

    Shiraz Tal (born October 13, 1974) is a Israeli fashion model. Tal began her modeling career at age 15 in Paris. She was discovered by the Image Models modeling agency of Israel. She is best known for her work as a model in Armani Exchange advertisements, but she was also featured in the spring/summer 2000 Louis Vuitton campaign and advertisements for Louis Feraud from 1999 to 2001. Shiraz appeared in "Elle TopModel" issue #19 on the cover and walked over runway for Chanel, Valentino, Paco Rabanne, Yves Saint Laurent, Kenzo, Michael Kors, Giorgio Armani, Isaac Mizrahi etc. In 2003 she was selected by Hanes as their pioneer top model in an effort to compete with the Calvin Klein brand. She has also modelled for Victoria's Secret, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, and other fashion outlets. She appeared on the October 1996 cover of ELLE Magazine in the United States. Tal acted in the 2003 movie Pgisha Iveret (Blind Date),in the 2005 she appeared reality television show Dancing with the Stars and served as a judge the in the first season of the reality show Israel's Next Top Model. Shiraz Tal was host and judge of Project Runway Israel in 2009. She´s still working as a model with
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    Anna Bauman

    Anna Bauman (born June 4, 1985) is a model from the Netherlands. She was born in the Netherlands to Jewish parents. She currently resides in Israel. Bauman grew up in the Netherlands until the age of 14. She was discovered at the age of 15 by modelscout Betty Rokaway. Baumun did modeling jobs all over the world; New York, Paris, London, Milan, Barcelona and more. She has recently become engaged to Riki Shasha of London and Tel Aviv. Modeling agencies are already trying to sign up their first child despite the fact that he/she has yet to be conceived. Bauman speaks Dutch, English, and Hebrew.
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    Adi Noyman

    Adi Neumann, is a model and actress from Israel. She began modeling at the age of 16.
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    Angelina Fares

    Angelina Fares (Arabic: انجلينا فارس‎, born Doaa Fares on 24 March 1989) is an Israeli beauty pageant contestant. She was a finalist in Miss Israel 2007. Fares was born in the village of Rameh, the firstborn of her family and has six siblings. From the age of six she practiced artistic gymnastics. She represented Israel in an international competition in Russia and finished tenth among eighty participants. Fares caused great resentment among the Druze community when she decided to compete in the Miss Israel beauty contest and became a finalist. She received threats for dishonouring her community, which led to the arrest of five people, among them two of her uncles, for planning to murder her. Following those threats and the pressure that was induced on her by the religious Druze leadership, she finally withdrew from the contest and later from her high school.
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    Miri Bohadana

    Miri Bohadana is an Israeli actress, model and presenter. Bohadana was born in Beer Sheva Israel on October 12, 1977 to Moroccan Jewish parents and raised in the town of Sderot. She took part in the "Miss Beer Sheva" contest at age 15. Two years later, in 1995, Bohadana was chosen first runner up in the Miss Israel contest. She proceeded to the Miss World contest in South Africa, in which she was elected third runner up. Bohadana resumed her modeling career in fashion shows, catalogues and commercials in Israel and abroad. Among other things, she worked for "Pier Cardin" and "Ferrero Rocher". She led the campaign of the "TNT" fashion company. Her first filmography experience was in the movie "Eskimo Limon 2000", which was also her first topless performance on film (she admitted of having breast implants). Since then Bohadana has presented and participated in many TV shows. In April 2003 she presented a show called "Good Girls" with fellow model and friend Ilanit Levy. During 2006, Bohadana co-starred with Meir Suissa in an Israeli television mockumentary series about his life. In the show, as well as in real life, she was his co-star in a theater play. In the show, it made them
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    Sagi Kalev

    Sagi Kalev

    Sagi Kalev ( born July 30, 1971 in Tel Aviv) is the creator and trainer of BODY BEAST, the latest intense body-building and fitness program by Beachbody. The former two-time "Mr. Israel" and fitness model, bodybuilding title-holder, and nutritionist and resident of Dallas, Texas, immigrated to the United States in 1993 to pursue bodybuilding and modeling. Sagi, who has appeared in numerous fitness and bodybuilding photo shoots for Muscle & Fitness, Iron Man, Reps, Men's Workout and Hardcore Muscle magazines, is also co-proprietor of a Dallas, Texas gym where he is a personal trainer and nutritional counselor. After a four-year tour of duty in the Israeli Army, including participation in Operation Desert Storm, Sagi resumed his weightlifting and bodybuilding interests, capturing two "Mr. Israel" titles in the process, as well as his college education, graduating with a degree in physical education and a minor in nutrition from the University of Central Florida. Kalev has earned his certifications in some of the top fitness and nutrition fields including Certified Nutrition Specialist, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition, Master Professional Trainer, and Certified Metabolic Typing
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