Jewish Journal

One Israeli Creation for the Weekend

by Noga Gur-Arieh

May 31, 2013 | 12:53 pm

Refaeli/ Wikipedia.

Bar Refaeli (26) is an international model, often referred to as the most beautiful Israeli creations nowadays. Refaeli's modeling career started at the age of 8 months, when baby Bar starred in a commercial. At the age of 15, she appeared in campaigns for the Israeli fashion brands Castro and Pilpel, and also starred in several commercials on television.

Throughout her career, she starred in many fashion campaigns for Israeli brands and companies, and also acted a little bit, but what got her the status of an Israeli symbol is her success abroad. Refaeli appeared on the covers of Elle (France), Maxim and GQ (Italy) magazines , and in 2007, appeared in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, and she was the covermodel of the 2009 issue. This made her the first Israeli model to appear in the magazine.  In 2008, Refaeli became the presenter of the clothing line Hurley, and of Diddy's cologne, "I am King." In 2009, she became the spokesperson of Garnier International  and these are just the top of the iceberg of her busy career. Besides her modeling career, Refaeli was also known for being Leonardo DiCaprio's girlfriend for some time, and recently, she was highly noticed during the  2013 Super Bowl, where she starred in the much talked about GoDaddy commercial. 

Even though she did not serve in the IDF (an issue that received a high dose of criticism here,) Refaeli is an international ambassador of Israel, being proud of her nationality, and promoting the beautiful place that we live in.

GoDaddy's commercial from the 2013 Super Bowl


On Letterman


Bar Posing for Sports Illustrated  With Rafael Nadal, Michael Phelps and Chris Pau


Bar starring in a campaign promoting Israeli creations

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My name is Noga Gur-Arieh, and I’m an Israeli Journalist, currently studying for my B.A degree in Media and Political Science, at Tel Aviv University.

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