Miss Universe Pageant Finds Israel’s Beauty on Full Display
Stand for Israel | December 14, 2021
Those who stand for Israel – especially those who’ve visited the Jewish state – surely appreciate the beauty of the Holy Land, from its biblical and historic sites to its modern-day metropolises. But for hundreds of millions of television viewers around the world, Israel’s beauty was on display, perhaps for the first time. The Times of Israel’s Amy Spiro tells us about the Miss Universe pageant, held this year in the beautiful Israeli city of Eilat:
Miss India Harnaaz Sandhu was crowned the new Miss Universe in a glitzy ceremony in the Red Sea port of Eilat in the early hours of Monday morning, marking the 70th anniversary of the beauty competition…
But while Sandhu took the top prize in the three-hour live competition, which wrapped up at 5 a.m. local time so it could air live in primetime in North, Central and South America, there was another beauty prominently on display to an audience of hundreds of millions of people — Israel.
“Tonight we are in the beautiful country of Israel,” said host Steve Harvey as he opened the telecast. “This is a country with so much rich culture and history.”
Israeli artists also took top billing at the glitzy event…