The X Factor Israel (season 2)

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The X Factor Israel
Season 2
Broadcast from June 13, 2015 (2015-06-13)
Judges Rami Fortis
Moshe Peretz
Shiri Maimon
Ivri Lider
Host(s) Bar Refaeli
Broadcaster Reshet
Daniel Yafe
Origin Kiryat Ata, Israel
Song "Earth Song"
Genre(s) Pop
Yossi Shitrit

The X Factor Israel is the Israeli version of the British television music competition The X Factor. The second started its run on Thursday, June 13, 2015. The show airs during prime time on Reshet network on Wednesdays and Saturdays.[1] The season concluded on September 5, 2015.

Judges and hosts[edit]

It was announced that Bar Refaeli, an Israeli fashion model, will host the second season.[2][3] Contrary to most other versions of the X Factor where the judges panels was a mixture of singers and music industry figures, the Israeli version was composed entirely of musicians. The judges panel for the first season was composed of the rock singer Rami Fortis, the pop singer-songwriter and composer Moshe Peretz, the pop and R&B singer Shiri Maimon, and the pop singer Ivri Lider.



     – Winner
     – Runner-up
     – Third Place
Groups (Peretz) Ido and Atara Close Up After The Sun
Over 25s (Fortis) Daniel Yafe Libi Shlomit Jersey
Girls (Maimon) Anna Timofei Tal Ginat Hadar Lee
Boys (Lider) Yossi Shitrit Almog Krief Dudu Ivgi Ben Goldstein

Judges Houses[edit]

Judge Category Assistant Contestants eliminated
Lider Boys Nathan Goshen Gavriel Potaznik, Dudu Ivgi[4]
Maimon Girls Maya Dagan Mazali Yamin, Lika Tischchenko
Fortis Over 25s Ania Bukstein Noa Nina Blues, Benny Refael
Peretz Groups Lior Narkis Aviv & Hadar, Eldar Brothers


  1. ^ "The X Factor Israel". Reshet. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  2. ^ Krupnick, Ellie (2013-05-29). "Bar Refaeli 'X Factor' Host Gig Will Kick Off Show In Israel". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  3. ^ Caspi, David (2013-05-27). "Supermodel Bar Refaeli to Host 'X Factor' Israel". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
  4. ^ Dudu Ivgi was originally eliminated by his mentor, Ivri Lider, but sometime after, he regretted that he eliminated Ivgi, and put him through the live shows.

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