Israeli-Arab travel vlogger Nuseir Yassin, better known to netizens as Nas Daily, has gained global fame with his 1000 daily one-minute Facebook and YouTube videos. His vlogs cover everything from luxury resorts to villages. He has also launched NAS Academy to train upcoming vloggers and video creators.
Nehemiah Persoff is a retired actor and painter. In an extensive career spanning over half a century, he appeared in more than 200 films, TV shows, and stage productions. As a young man, he served in the US Army. He then began his acting career in the New York theater and started acting in films and TV shows as well.
Born in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, then part of Israel, Ami James began illustrating at age 6, perhaps to compensate for the absence of his artist father, who had abandoned the family. Mentored by tattooist Lou Sciberras, he now owns several tattoo studios and the online tattoo community Tattoodo.
A pioneer of optical and kinetic art, Yaacov Agam is best-known for his 3-D creations. The son of a Russian rabbi, he studied art in places such as Jerusalem and Paris. His art includes manipulable sculptures, musical fountains, and fluid geometric forms. He also created the largest menorah in the world.
Israeli painter Mordecai Ardon is best known for his semi-abstract works. While he initially trained with German painters, he later escaped Nazi Germany and settled in Jerusalem, where he began teaching art. His subjects ranged from landscapes to history and war, often also depicting Middle-Eastern culture.
Guy Ben-Ner is an Israeli video artist who lives and works in different cities like New York City, Berlin, and Tel Aviv. An influential and popular video artist, Ben-Ner received the Sandberg Prize for Israeli Art in 2008. He is currently serving as the Dean of Hamidrasha School of Art, which is among the three faculties of Beit Berl College.
Itshak Holtz was a Polish-born Israeli-American painter best remembered for his drawings and paintings that portray typical scenes of Jewish life. Holtz's work, especially that involving Jewish subjects, has influenced other Jewish artists like David Segal and Eli Frucht.