Miss Israel

Miss Universe Selfie Spat

01/20/2015 - 19:00

When can beauty pageants turn ugly? When Middle East politics get involved.

A selfie featuring Miss Israel and Miss Lebanon smiling side by side ignited a raging debate between Israel and much of the Arab world over the weekend.

Via Instagram.com

Selfie Spat Over Miss Israel, Lebanon

Miss Universe pageant turns ugly when politics get involved.

01/18/2015 - 19:00
Staff Writer

When can beauty pageants turn ugly? When Middle East politics get involved.

Selfie with Miss Israel and Miss Lebanon erupts in international controversy. Via Instagram.com

Miss Israel On The Fundraising Circuit

06/18/2013 - 20:00
Contributing editor

Bar Rafaeli has some competition.

On a windy Tuesday night on a rooftop overlooking Lower Manhattan, Yityish Aynaw, the first black woman to hold the title “Miss Israel,” dazzled a crowd of chic 20-, 30-, and 40-somethings who turned out to meet her at the penthouse apartment of Manhattan Internet entrepreneur Ari Ackerman.

Ethiopian-born Miss Israel, Yityish Aynaw, promotes dream of community center in Netanya for at-risk youth. Daniel Estrin
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