Thursday, May 15, 2014

Say "Hello" to the New Miss Israel

Michael L.

Rethink Israel tells us:
missisrael1This 6-foot beauty captured not only the attention of the judges but also the world when she was recently crowned Miss Israel. Soon after, another dream was fulfilled when 21-year-old Yityish “Titi” Aynaw was invited to dine with President Barack Obama. It was in celebration of his most recent trip to Israel.

Titi, the first Ethiopian immigrant to win the Miss Israel title, says she’s come a long way in less than 10 years. Born in a tiny African village where things like staircases didn’t even exist, Titi suffered the tragic loss of both her parents by age 12. She then came to Israel and created a new life.

Today, an estimated 121,000 citizens of Ethiopian descent are living in Israel.
Actually this is slightly old news, as it turns out.  Ms. Aynaw was named Miss Israel last year, but I just discovered it at Rethink Israel.

The next time someone calls Israel an "apartheid state" clobber him over the head with this one.


Oh, and by the way, she apparently likes Barack Obama.

Heck, nobody is perfect.


  1. Hey Michael Lumish !!!

    As a contributor and a friend of 'Jews Down Under' you should be ashamed of yourself.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    ***just discovered it at Rethink Israel***

    I wrote about this last year.!!

  2. Aghghghghg!!!!

    It's Shirlee!

    Run away! Run away!


  3. Yeah?



    And whose fault is this?


    Huh? Huh? Huh?

  4. Is everyone feeling OK around here?
    Mike you and have a look at the small piece I did on antisemitism. It's gone viral

    1. Good for you, Shirlee!

      I promise to check it out tomorrow.

      You've got something going and you know that you do.

    2. Hey, Legal Insurrection picked up the piece I did on WALLS.
      'Daphne Anson' said to me in an email
      "I like the way you situate walls in a historical context at the beginning. Excellent."
      That's high praise coming from her and Annie, who cross posts your posts, said "Excellent article Shirlee! Very thoroughly researched"

      Never again, it is over 3,000 words. But I just HAD to do it.

    3. 3,000 words, eh?

      In my day, that would amount to about 12 pages of typewritten text, Times New Roman, 12 pt. font, double spaced.

      In any case, I will put in my two cents if not later today then soon.