'House' stars celebrate Independence Day in Israel

Stars of hit TV show land in Ben-Gurion Airport in time for celebrations; actors plan to visit Jerusalem, Dead Sea.

May 10, 2011 00:37
Stars of House visit Israel

house stars 311. (photo credit: Orly Halevy)


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Several stars of the popular FOX show, “House,” landed in Ben-Gurion Airport on Monday, just in time to celebrate Independence Day.

Omar Epps and Jesse Gordon Spencer, who play Dr. Eric Foreman and Dr. Robert Chase, as well as Epps’s wife, Keisha Epps, and the show’s creator and executive producer David Shore and wife Judy took part in the country’s celebrations. Hugh Laurie, who plays the show’s title character, Dr. House did not make the trip.

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Epps, Spencer and Shore plan to visit the Tel Aviv beaches, Jerusalem, the Dead Sea and the Galilee.

The group also plans to meet Israeli actors and visit the Israel Center for Medical Simulation at the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer.

The trip was organized by America’s Voices in Israel, the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations, the Tourism Ministry, the Foreign Ministry and El Al.

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