Leena Makhoul (Hebrew: לינה מחול) (Arabic: لينا مخول) is a female singer of Arabic/Israeli origins who is best known as the winner of the television reality show The Voice, Israel, 2013.Makhoul was born to Christian parents, Radha (electronics engineer and teacher) and Rizaq (Deputy City Engineer Acre), in Ohio in the United States and grew up in Acre, Israel She danced ballet for ten years (from age 9). She was a volunteer in Magen David Adom for five years. She started Studying biology at Technion but quit to pursue music. Among her hobbies is playing piano. She speaks five languages: Arabic, English, Hebrew, Spanish and Italian.