Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Miss Israel 2011 crowned
21 year old Ella Ran of Herzliya was crowned Miss Israel 2011 on Tuesday. The Miss Junior Israel title was awarded to Kim Edri, while Bar Marom was named Miss Congeniality, and the Miss Teen Israel title was given to Kim Akafi.
Ran is a discharged Israel Defense Forces soldier who works as a store clerk and is planning to begin her academic studies next year.
The ceremony, which was held at Haifa's Congress Center was hosted by model and presenter Hila Nachshon and actor Shlomi Koriat.
Miss Israel 2011 will receive keys to a brand new Škoda Fabia car and the first runner-up will get jewelry worth $10,000, courtesy of H. Stern.