Israeli emigrants to the United States

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  1. Natalie Portman

    Natalie Portman


    Natalie Portman (born Neta-Lee Hershlag; Hebrew: נטע-לי הרשלג‎; June 9, 1981) is an Israeli-born American (with dual citizenship) actress, producer, and director. Her first role was in the 1994 action thriller Léon: The Professional, opposite Jean Reno, 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 a bachelor's degree in 2003.

  2. Gene Simmons

    Gene Simmons


  3. Raviv Ullman

    Raviv Ullman


    Raviv Ullman (Hebrew: רביב אולמן‎; born January 24, 1986), also known by his former stage name Ricky Ullman, is an Israeli-American actor and musician. He is best known for playing Phil Diffy, the main character in the Disney Channel series Phil of the Future.

  4. Alona Tal

    Alona Tal


    Alona Tal (Hebrew: אלונה טל‎, born October 20, 1983) is an Israeli-American singer and actress.

  5. Tami Stronach

    Tami Stronach


    Tamara "Tami" Stronach (born July 31, 1972, Tehran, Iran) is an Israeli American dancer and choreographer who has also worked as an actress.

  6. Oded Fehr

    Oded Fehr


    Oded Fehr (Hebrew: עודד פהר‎; born on November 23, 1970) is an Israeli film and television actor now based in the United States. He is known for his appearance as Ardeth Bay in the 1999 remake of The Mummy and its sequel The Mummy Returns, as well as Carlos Oliveira in Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Resident Evil: Extinction and Resident Evil: Retribution, Faris al-Farik in Sleeper Cell, the demon Zankou in the TV series Charmed and Eli Cohn on the TV series V. He recently portrayed Eyal Lavin, a Mossad agent, on the TV series Covert Affairs, as well as Beau Bronn on the TV series Jane by Design and Mossad Deputy Director Ilan Bodnar on NCIS.

  7. Sarai Givaty

    Sarai Givaty


    Sarai Givaty (Hebrew: שרי גבעתי‎; June 24, 1982) sometimes spelled Sarai Givati or known as SARAI is an actress and model in Israel.

  8. Aviv Nevo

    Aviv Nevo


    Aviv "Vivi" Nevo (born 1965) is an Israeli and American venture capitalist who is a major shareholder in Time Warner. His venture capital firm, NV Investments, is believed to invest in technology companies worldwide, and is said to have been an early backer of The Weinstein Company, and the largest individual shareholder in Time Warner.

  9. Odeya Rush

    Odeya Rush


    Odeya Rush (Hebrew: אודיה רש‎; born Odeya Rushinek; May 12, 1997) is an Israeli actress, perhaps best known for her lead role in the 2014 film The Giver, which earned her a Teen Choice Award as Breakout Star of 2014.

  10. Mili Avital

    Mili Avital


    Mili Avital (Hebrew: מילי אביטל‎; born 30 March 1972) is an Israeli American actress. Avital built a successful international career. She started in her native Israel, starring on stage, film and Television, winning the Israeli Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1992, and nominated for Best Actress in 1994. That year she moved to New York and started to work almost immediately in America. She has maintained her career in both countries since.

  11. Noa Tishby

    Noa Tishby


    Noa Tohar Tishby (Hebrew: נועה טוהר תשבי‎; born May 22, 1975) is an Israeli actress, producer, model and singer.

  12. Benjamin Netanyahu

    Benjamin Netanyahu


    Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu (Hebrew בִּנְיָמִין "בִּיבִּי" נְתָנְיַהוּ ; born 21 October 1949) is the current Prime Minister of Israel. He also currently serves as a member of the Knesset and Chairman of the Likud party.

  13. Aliza Gur

    Aliza Gur


    Aliza Gur (born as Alizia Gross, 1 April 1944, in Ramat Gan, Israel) was Miss Israel of 1960 and a semi-finalist in the Miss Universe pageant that same year. Her parents had fled Germany during Hitler's dictatorship and settled in Mandatory Palestine, where she and her brother were born.

  14. Guy Oseary

    Guy Oseary


    Guy Harley Oseary (Hebrew: גיא עוזרי‎; born October 3, 1972) is an Israeli American talent manager, investor, writer and businessman who began his career in entertainment at 17 at what was to become Maverick. He is the manager for Madonna and U2.

  15. Yigal Azrouel

    Yigal Azrouel


    Yigal Azrouël is an Israeli American New York based fashion designer. He was born in Israel of a family French-Moroccan Jewish extraction and currently lives in the United States.

  16. Eyal Podell

    Eyal Podell


    Eyal Podell (/ˈjɑːl pɵˈdɛl/; Hebrew: אייל פודל‎; born November 11, 1975) is an Israeli-born American actor who is known for his portrayal of Professor Adrian Korbel on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless. Podell played the role of Dr. Evram Mintz on the ABC sci-fi drama series Defying Gravity.

  17. Carol Shaya

    Carol Shaya


    Carol J. Shaya-Castro (maiden name Carol Shaya) is a former New York City police officer and actress whose employment was terminated after she appeared in the August 1994 issue of Playboy magazine.

  18. Miri Ben-Ari

    Miri Ben-Ari


    Miri Ben-Ari (Hebrew: מירי בן-ארי‎; born December 4, 1978) is an Israeli-born American violinist. She currently resides in New Jersey.

  19. Theodore Bikel

    Theodore Bikel


    Theodore Meir Bikel (born 2 May 1924) is an Austrian-American actor, folk singer, musician, and composer. He made his film debut in The African Queen (1951) and was nominated for an Academy Award for his supporting role as Sheriff Max Muller in The Defiant Ones (1958).

  20. Shuki Levy

    Shuki Levy


    Shuki Levy (Hebrew: שוקי לוי‎; born June 3, 1947) is an Israeli-American music composer, television writer, director, and executive producer. Levy's best known work is soundtrack compositions for children's television programs of the 1980s, such as Inspector Gadget, The Mysterious Cities of Gold, M.A.S.K., Dinosaucers, Dragon Quest, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Eagle Riders (the third Western adaptation of Science Ninja Team Gatchaman), She-Ra, and Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors. In the 1990s, he became known chiefly for his work on the Power Rangers franchise, Masked Rider, VR Troopers, and Big Bad Beetleborgs. He has also written and directed numerous episodes for some these television shows, and directed a few movies, such as "Eye of Doom" (1987), "Perfect Victims" (1988), and "Blind Vision" (1991).

  21. Steve Bond

    Steve Bond


    Steve Bond (born April 22, 1953) is an Israeli American television actor and model.

  22. Nehemiah Persoff

    Nehemiah Persoff


    Nehemiah Persoff (born August 2, 1919) is a Jerusalem-born American actor.

  23. Haim Saban

    Haim Saban


    Haim Saban (/səˈbɑːn/; Hebrew: חיים סבן‎; Arabic: حاييم صبان‎; born October 15, 1944) is an Israeli and American media proprietor, investor, philanthropist, musician, record, film & television producer. An accomplished businessman primarily involved with business interests pertaining to financial services, entertainment, and media, and an estimated net worth of $3 billion, he is ranked by Forbes as the 143rd richest person in America.

  24. Hillel Slovak

    Hillel Slovak


    Hillel Slovak ‏(Hebrew: הלל סלובק‎; April 13, 1962 – June 25, 1988) was an Israeli American musician best known as the original guitarist and founding member of the Los Angeles rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. Prior to his death of a heroin overdose in 1988, Slovak recorded two albums with the band, Freaky Styley (1985) and The Uplift Mofo Party Plan (1987). His guitar work was primarily rooted in funk and hard rock, although he often experimented with other genres including reggae and speed metal. He is considered to have been a major influence on the Red Hot Chili Peppers' early sound.

  25. Jake Hooker

    Jake Hooker


    Jerry Mamberg (May 3, 1953 – August 4, 2014), better known as Jake Hooker, was a musician, best known as the guitarist for the rock/pop band Arrows, and a successful songwriter.

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