Shiri Maimon (שירי מימון) (born May 17, 1981 in Haifa, Israel), sometimes spelt Shiri Maymon, is an Israeli pop singer. She was the first runner up in "Kochav Nolad" ("A Star Is Born," the Israeli version of "Pop Idol"). She was also the Israeli representative in the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest. As a result she is one of Israel's most famous and popular female singers. Biography Shiri Maimon (Hebrew: שירי מימון ) has just released her first album, which was self-titled.