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Israeli, New Yorker, Win Bible Contest

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Elhanan Bloch winner of the annual Bible Quiz, receives his first prize from Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at the Jerusalem Theatre on Israel's Independence Day.

Elhanan Bloch winner of the annual Bible Quiz, receives his first prize from Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at the Jerusalem Theatre on Israel's Independence Day.
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An Israeli teenager won the International Bible Contest in Jerusalem, with a New York teen finishing second.

Elhanan Bloch was the best among the 56 competitors from 24 countries who competed Thursday, ahead of Akiva Abramovitz of Brooklyn.

The Bible competition is held annually on Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel Independence Day.

Bloch also took the religious Israeli schools contest.

Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael KKL-JNF hosted the students. The contest followed a three-week trip throughout Israel sponsored by KKL-JNF, the Jewish Agency for Israel, the Israeli Ministry of Education and the Israel Defense Forces Education Office.

The complete list of winners:

1st: Elchanan Bloch, of Israel
2nd: Akiva Abramowitz, of Brooklyn, USA
3rd (tie): Avshalom Adler, of Israel
3rd (tie): Elías Jalife, of Mexico
4th: Aaron Goldberg, of Toronto, Canada
Diaspora Winner (tie): Aaron Goldberg of Toronto, Canada
Diaspora Winner (tie): Akiva Abramowitz, of Brooklyn, USA

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