Famous Israeli Singers

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Keren Peles
(Singer)
Keren Peles
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Birthdate: March 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yavne'el, Israel

Keren Peles is an Israeli pianist, singer-songwriter, and poet. Over the course of her songwriting career, Peles has contributed immensely to the success of other popular singers like Shiri Maimon and Miri Mesika by writing the lyrics of some of their hit songs. She has also found success as a singer as many of her albums have been certified gold.  

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Netta Barzilai
(Israeli Singer)
Netta Barzilai
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Birthdate: January 22, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hod HaSharon, Israel

Eurovision Contest-winning Israeli artist Netta Barzilai won hearts with her track Toy, a song that spoke of women empowerment. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she experimented with a podcast and performances from the balcony of her Tel Aviv apartment. She also performed the track Cuckoo for an online Eurovision event.

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Ofra Haza
(Singer, Voice actor, Actor, Composer, Journalist, Pianist, Songwriter)
Ofra Haza
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Birthdate: November 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tel Aviv
Died: February 23, 2000

Ofra Haza was an Israeli actress and singer who achieved great popularity in the Western world where she came to be known as the Madonna of the East. An influential cultural figure in Israel, Ofra Haza played a major role in popularizing the Mizrahi culture. During her illustrious singing career, Haza earned several gold and platinum discs.

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 4 
Dana International
(Singer, Songwriter)
Dana International
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Birthdate: February 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Israel
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Daliah Lavi
(Israeli Actress, Singer and Model)
Daliah Lavi
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Birthdate: October 12, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shavei Tzion, Israel
Died: May 3, 2017

Daliah Lavi was an Israeli actress, model, and singer. Throughout her career, Lavi played important roles in several European and American productions. As she was fluent in many languages, she acted in English, Italian, Spanish, German, and French-language films. Thanks to her impressive physique, she was also popular for playing a femme fatale in many films.

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Tzachi Halevy
(TV Actor, Singer)
Tzachi Halevy
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Birthdate: March 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Petah Tikva, Israel

Tzachi Halevy is an Israeli actor and singer best known for his portrayal of Ephraim in the 2018 biblical drama film, Mary Magdalene. He has also played important roles in popular TV series, such as Fauda and Mossad 101. As a singer, Halevy is known for his association with Mayumana troupe, a dance troupe that combines song, percussion, and dance.

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Asaf Avidan
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Animator, Guitarist, Dub actor, Songwriter)
Asaf Avidan
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Birthdate: March 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jerusalem
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Ninet Tayeb
(Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Stage actor)
Ninet Tayeb
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Birthdate: October 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kiryat Gat

Ninet Tayeb is an Israeli musician, composer, singer-songwriter, DJ, actress, and model. Regarded as one of the most famous people in the entertainment industry in Israel, Tayeb is also renowned for her International collaborations; in 2015, she was named among the hottest new artists to enter the American entertainment industry. She has won a couple of MTV Europe Music Awards.

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Mike Brant
(Singer, Composer)
Mike Brant
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Birthdate: February 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Famagusta, Cyprus
Died: April 25, 1975
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Angel Bonanni
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Birthdate: February 7, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

Angel Bonanni is an Israeli model and actor. He is known for playing important roles in popular American TV series like Absentia and Condor. One of the most popular models in Israel, Bonanni has appeared in fashion campaigns for major designers like Donna Karan and Jean Paul Gaultier. He has also appeared in magazines like Harper’s Bazaar.

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Ishtar
(Front vocalist of the French-based band Alabina)
Ishtar
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Birthdate: November 10, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kiryat Ata, Israel
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Yasmin Levy
(Singer)
Yasmin Levy
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Birthdate: December 23, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jerusalem
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Esther Ofarim
(Actor, Singer)
Esther Ofarim
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Birthdate: June 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Safed

Esther Ofarim is an Israeli singer. She began performing folk songs as a child. As a young woman, she married Abi Ofarim, a guitarist and dancer. The couple performed together as the folk duo Esther & Abi Ofarim in the 1960s. After they divorced, she focused on building a solo career. She is the recipient of an Edison Award. 

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Nasrin Kadri
(Singer)
Nasrin Kadri
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Birthdate: September 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haifa, Israel
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Rim Banna
(Singer)
Rim Banna
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Birthdate: December 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nazareth, Israel
Died: March 24, 2018
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Keren Ann
(Israeli Pop Singer, Songwriter, Composer and Record Producer)
Keren Ann
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Birthdate: March 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caesarea, Israel

Keren Ann is a singer, songwriter, producer, composer, and engineer. In addition to playing the guitar, clarinet, and piano, Ann also writes and engineers musical and choir arrangements. Over the years, she has also contributed to the soundtrack of films like Thelma, Louise et Chantal and Yossi.

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Aviv Geffen
(Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record producer, Singer, Poet, Songwriter)
Aviv Geffen
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Birthdate: May 10, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ramat Gan

Aviv Geffen is an Israeli singer, songwriter, rock musician, keyboardist, guitarist, and record producer. He is credited with co-founding the popular band Blackfield. One of the most popular Israeli artists of his generation, Geffen remains a youth icon although his popularity was at its peak during the 1990s. His music deals with themes like love, peace, politics, suicide, and death.

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Harel Skaat
(Singer-songwriter who represented Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 with the song "Milim")
Harel Skaat
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Birthdate: August 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kfar Saba, Israel
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Shoshana Damari
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Birthdate: March 31, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Damar, Yemen
Died: February 14, 2006

Shoshana Damari was a Yemeni-Israeli singer remembered for her distinctive husky voice. She performed at national and international festivals, visiting many countries and earning prestigious awards like the Israel Prize and ACUM lifetime achievement award. She served as the unofficial cultural ambassador of Israel, earning the nickname First lady of Israeli song. She was also dubbed Queen of Hebrew Music.

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Bashar Murad
(Singer)
Bashar Murad
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Birthdate: February 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: East Jerusalem, Jerusalem
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Achinoam Nini
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Birthdate: June 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bat Yam, Israel
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Zohra Al Fassiya
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Birthdate: 1905 AD
Birthplace: Sefrou, Morocco
Died: 1994 AD

Zohra Al Fassiya was a Moroccan poet and singer. Counted among the pioneers of modern Arabic music, Al Fassiya's songs were celebrated across Morocco and Algeria. Widely regarded as the queen of the gharnati and melhoun genres, Zohra Al Fassiya was also the first female Moroccan recording artist.

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Mahmoud Shalaby
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Birthdate: July 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Acre, Israel
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Avi Benedi
(Songwriter, Musician)
Avi Benedi
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Birthdate: April 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Israel
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Daniella Pick
(Singer, Model)
Daniella Pick
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Birthdate: November 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ramat HaSharon
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David Refael ben Ami
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Birthdate: October 8, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nahalal, Israel
Died: October 9, 2020