Yael Nazer, 18, is the new Miss Israel. Photo: Moshe Sasson/Ynet
Yael Nazeri, an 18 year-old high school student from Kiryat Shmona, was crowned Miss Israel 2006 in a televised ceremony last night.
I watched the event in bits and pieces – mainly while zapping away from elections coverage during commercial breaks. To be honest, I don’t like beauty pageants: they make my inner feminist cringe. But still I’m kind of drawn to the glitter and the pomp – especially the evening gown competition.
So I guess this means that Yael won’t be serving in the army next year?
Here she is, second from the right, with the three runners up.
Photo by Moshe Sasson, Ynet.
If you read Hebrew, detailed coverage of the pageant (plus more photos) is here.