Meskie Shibru-Sivan (Hebrew: מַסְקי שיברוּ-סיוון‎‎; born September 29, 1967) is an Israeli actress and vocalist.

Meskie was born in Ethiopia. She came to Israel without her family in 1985, when she was 16 years old.[1] Supposedly she came to study Computer Science, but instead she studied acting at the Nissan Nativ School of Acting in Tel Aviv.[1] Her family followed later.[1]

She participated in many television shows, films, and concerts. Some of these were related to her Ethiopian roots.

In 1999, she played the role of Inbal in an episode of the Israeli TV series Zinzana and herself in an episode of the children's series - Parparim (butterflies).

Shibru-Sivan acted as Shlomo's mother in the 2005 French-Belgian-Israeli-Italian film "Va, vis et deviens" (English title: Go, Live, and Become).

She also acts and sings in the role of Queen of Sheba in Sipurim keyad Hamelekh, an Israeli production for children starring Tuvia Tzafir.


  1. ^ a b c Shayer, Hezi (2003-04-21). "יציאת מצרים פרטית (Private Exodus)". Yedioth Ahronoth (in Hebrew). Retrieved 2009-02-23. 

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