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Lynda Carter, the original Wonder Woman, arrived at the Met Gala in New York last night for a celebrity fundraising event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a crown with the Star of David inscribed with the Hebrew words, “l’olam al tishkachi,” meaning “never forget.” The black-tie event is the main source of income for the museum’s Costume Institute.
On Friday, two Israelis competed in the Giro d’Italia Grand Tour cycling race for the first time. Both were named Guy and born in 1994. The tour started in Haifa, continued on to Tel Aviv, Beersheba, Eilat, and then Italy.
Ursula Haverbeck, 89, known as the “Nazi Grandma” who was sentenced to a two-year imprisonment for Holocaust denial, failed to arrive at her prison date last Wednesday. On Monday, the police located her at her home and she was immediately sent to solitary confinement.
On the Spectrum, a new Israeli television show, won the top prize at the Series Mania Festival in Lille, France. The series is about a trio of friends in their 20s with autism living together. It will premiere in Israel on May 22.