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May 12, 2006
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Hollywood comedian Jim Carrey reportedly hired a look-alike to throw paparazzi off his trail during a trip to Israel. Carrey arrived in Israel unannounced last week, touring the country for several days. According to Yediot Achronot, he achieved privacy by having an Israeli look-alike, Amir Garfunkel, hole up in a luxury Jerusalem hotel usually favored by foreign celebrities.

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