Stars of American TV shows in Israel

Travel magazines have long endorsed Israel as a major destination spot, now Hollywood seems to agree. America’s Voices in Israel is hosting another delegation of top US television stars in Israel this week. Participants include Mary Lynn Rajskub, best known …

Travel magazines have long endorsed Israel as a major destination spot, now Hollywood seems to agree. America’s Voices in Israel is hosting another delegation of top US television stars in Israel this week.

American TV stars in Israel

Participants include Mary Lynn Rajskub, best known for her role opposite Keifer Sutherland in24; Greg Grunberg, co-star of the TV hits Heroes, Felicity, and 26 films including Star Trek,Mission Impossible and Austin Powers; Shaun Sipos, co-star of Melrose Place and CSI Crime Investigation; Justin Chatwin, co-star of the hit TV shows Shameless, Weeds, Lost andTaken; and Austin Nichols, best known for his role in the TV series, One Tree Hill.

Greg Grunberg

Greg Grunberg.

America’s Voices in Israel is a program that brings media and entertainment personalities for personal experiences in Israel to help spread the country’s positive messages. In September,Twilight star Kellan Lutz took part in an AVI mission.

Earlier this week, the group met with film students at Sapir College.

Keep your eyes open for the celebrities at Tel Aviv’s beaches and restaurants, in Jerusalem’s Old City, up in the Golan Heights, climbing Masada and floating in the Dead Sea. Their itinerary also includes briefings from senior Israeli journalists, security experts, high-tech innovators and political leaders.

About Viva Sarah Press

Viva Sarah Press is an associate editor and writer at ISRAEL21c. She has extensive experience in reporting/editing in the print, online and broadcast fields. Her work has been published by international media outlets including Israel Television, CNN, Reuters, The Jerusalem Post and Time Out.