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Yityish Titi Aynaw the First Black Miss Israel

This week at the Miss Israel 2013 beauty contest, 21 year old Yityish Titi Aynaw becam the first black Israeli beauty queen.

Miss Israel 2013 Yityish Titi Aynaw

Miss Israel 2013 Yityish Titi Aynaw

Aside from being an amazing beauty, Yityish is  also an amazing woman who was  born in Ethiopia and immigrated  to Israel at the age  of  12. Yityish served as a captain in the IDF.

When asked by the  judges  why  she  should be  picked as Miss  Israel 2013 she said, Israel is a  country with people of many colors, it is time we showed our colors to the world. … It is time for a Black Miss Israel.

This a a good year for Ethiopian Israelis in the media. Although there are  many Ethiopian  professionals they  are not  that visible. It is good to  see  these people  getting more visibility.  Another amazing Ethiopian Israelis making headlines in Israel is Rudy Beinsin who many  think  will be this years winner of The  Voice  Israel, see her here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFbxROnHcLw&feature=share&list=PLbnnJA2j1A54Ir0pna0dpiT1DpFuMHaFN

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