HaAh HaGadol 3 (Hebrew: האח הגדול 3, lit. The Big Brother 3) is the third series of the Israeli version of the reality show Big Brother. The show was first broadcast on 8 December 2010, and ended on 26 March 2011. Differently from the previous seasons, seventeen housemates entered the house at the premiere, instead of sixteen in the previous seasons and another five joining after 50 days. The housemates are competing for a one million shekel prize. The house is located in Neve Ilan, a suburb of Jerusalem.
Amir Goldberg, 28, Metula/Tel Aviv.
Aviram Ben Shoshan, 30, Los Angeles/Eilat. He was engaged to the housemate Lihi Griner.
Atay Schulberg, 27, Jerusalem.
Dana Ron, 38, Tel Aviv. Dana entered the house on day 1 and was the tenth evicted on day 67.
Elad Zafani, 21, Tel Aviv.
Frida Hecht, 46, Tel Aviv.
Hila Akray, 25, Jerusalem. Hila entered the house on day 50 and was the fourteenth evicted on day 88 with Tomer.
Igal Alenkri, 50, Ramat Gan. Igal entered the house on day 1 and was the third evicted on day 32.
Yaakov "Jackie" Menahem, 22, Ramat Gan. The winner of the third series.
Liam Raz, 27, Haifa.
Lihi Griner, 26, Los Angeles/Kiryat Ono. She was engaged to the housemate Aviram Ben Shoshan.
Li Oz Cohen, 25, Tel Aviv.
Merav Batito, 41, Ra'anana.
Nofar Moor, 22, Tel Aviv.
Ram Preiss Sitton, 26, Netanya Chairman of the Green party in Netanya- Wanted to bring the German language and the protection of the Environment into Prime time.
Rinat Gitter, 21, Petah Tikva. She is the twin sister of the housemate Shiran Gitter.
Shiran Gitter, 21, Petah Tikva. She is the twin sister of the housemate Rinat Gitter.
Sivan Avrahami, 26, Or Yehuda.
Sivan Dror, 28, Haifa.
Tomer Zrihan, 34, Pardes Hanna-Karkur. Tomer entered the house on day 50 and was the thirteenth evicted on day 88 with Hila.
Yoav Maor, 21, Kfar Saba.
Yoram Cohen, 49, Ofra. Yoram entered the house on day 1 and was the second evicted on day 22.Votes of evictions to save.
^1 Shiran, Rinat, Jackie, Igal and Lihi were immune from eviction after winning a secret mission (Hide the fact that Rinat has a twin sister). Later, Elad won a personal mission and was immune instead of Igal.
^2 Jackie was swapped with Lydia Navarro from GH12 for one week.
^3 For the first time in this season, two housemates were evicted from the Big Brother house.
^4 Aviram, Hila, Merav, Ram and Tomer were new housemates and they entered into a private section for their first four days. The old housemates had to choose one of the new housemates who they don't want to be entered into the house. After the vote, Aviram was evicted, and Hila, Merav, Ram and Tomer entered the house.
^5 Hila, Merav, Ram and Tomer were immune from being nominated because they are new housemates. They had to choose two housemates who they wanted to stay in the house instead who they wanted to evict.
^6 As a part of the weekley budget mission of the housemates, Elad had to nominate two housemates publicly. The two housemates (Who are Frida and Amir) are automatically nominated for eviction in addition to the other nominations.
^7 In week 13, any housemate who got at least one vote, was nominated for eviction.
^8 There were no nominations in the final week and the public were voting for housemates to win, rather than be evicted. the housemate with the most SMS votes was the winner.