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A new MasterChef rises to the top

The week's roundup, including the new master chef, Israel Festival news, Hol Hamoed tours and a lecture by the AP bureau chief

‘Master Chef Israel’ winner Nof Atamna-Ismaeel
■Regular viewers of Master Chef were not all surprised at the final result. Almost from the very beginning, it was clear that Nof Atamna- Ismail, a 33-year-old mother of three from Baka al-Gharbiya with a PhD in microbiology from the Haifa Technion, would reach the finals.

The judges loved the way she added something of her own to traditional Arab foods, turning everything she made into a gourmet dish that each of the judges would be pleased to have on his or her table.

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