Aviv Alush

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Aviv Alush
Aviv Alush (cropped).jpg
Born (1982-07-12) 12 July 1982 (age 36)
OccupationActor, singer, model
Years active2007–present
Nofar Koren (m. 2011)

Avraham Aviv Alush (Hebrew: אברהם אביב אלוש‎, born 12 June 1982) is an Israeli actor, singer and model best-known for playing Amos Dahari on the hit TV-show Beauty and the Baker (2013-present).

Early life[edit]

He was born born in Kiryat Bialik in Northern Israel, and grew up in Karmiel.[1] He served in the Golani Brigade in the Israeli Defence Forces.


In 2012 he was cast as a series regular in the Ran Danker-starring psychological series, The Gordin Cell. In 2013 he began appearing in Beauty and the Baker alongside Rotem Sela. In Israel the series was positively reviewed by Haaretz newspaper.[2] In 2017 Amazon acquired global rights of the first two seasons of the show to stream them worldwide on Amazon Prime Video.[3]

Prior to appearing in The Shack, he had only acted in Israeli films and television.[4] With the making of this film, he is also the first Israeli actor to play Jesus in an English-language film.[5]

He has also appeared as a stage actor, appearing in the Habima Theater production of Dangerous Liaisons in 2016.[6] He previously appeared in the theater's 2012 production of The Merchant of Venice where he played Gratiano.[7]


He has appeared in fashion advertising campaigns for FILA and Castro.[8][9]


In 2018 he collaborated with Elai Botner on the single,“Hachi Karov Elayeich” (“Closest to You”) with Tablet magazine naming it the “Hottest Israeli Song of the Summer”[10] In March 2019 the duo released a new single and music video[11]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Nofar Koren, an attorney, with whom he has three children.[1]


Selected films and television:[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Avraham Aviv Alush". IMDB. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  2. ^ 'Big Brother' Co-host Pens Israeli Romantic Comedy - and Scores Haaretz. 2 January 2013
  3. ^ Keslassy, Elsa (20 June 2017). "Amazon Nabs Global Rights to Keshet Hit Show 'The Baker and the Beauty'". Variety. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Israeli Actor Aviv Alush To Play Jesus". Jewish Business News. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  5. ^ Chattaway, Peter T. (9 March 2017). "Exclusive: The Shack co-star Aviv Alush on being the first Israeli actor to play Jesus in an English-language movie". Patheos. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  6. ^ Sex and Power Take the Stage in Stunning Tel Aviv Production of 'Dangerous Liaisons' Haaretz. 29 January 2016
  7. ^ The Merchant of Venice (2012) Shakespeare's Globe. Retrieved on 19 March 2019
  8. ^ FILA - CHANGE THE GAME YouTube. 27 March 2015
  9. ^ CASTRO הפרסומת Facebook. 4 September 2017
  10. ^ Your Mid-July Treat: Vibe With the Hottest Israeli Song of the Summer Tablet. 13 July 2018
  11. ^ עילי בוטנר ואביב אלוש - כל יום YouTube. 7 March 2019

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