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Yityish Aynaw: First black Miss Israel will go to the ball (w. Obama)
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Posted on 03/21/2013 9:12:40 AM PDT by traumer

It's been an astonishing three weeks for Yityish Aynaw, an immigrant orphan from Ethiopia, who became the first black Miss Israel last month, and has now been invited to Thursday's gala dinner with visiting US President Barack Obama.

When Yityish Aynaw arrived in Israel as a 12-year-old, winning beauty contests and dining with presidents was as far from her thoughts as her native Ethiopia is from her adopted land.

Her mother had just died, leaving her an orphan - her father had died years earlier. So her mother's parents, who were among thousands of Ethiopian Jews already living in Israel, arrived in Addis Ababa to fetch Yityish and her older brother.

In their new home, they had to learn Hebrew from scratch.

"It wasn't easy because I couldn't speak the language and I was put into a regular class without any help," Aynaw, now 21, told the BBC World Service.

"It was a new language. It was a new culture. Quite often children even laughed at me," she says, though she adds that she also met many kind people.

But Aynaw was determined to succeed in her adopted country.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


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1 posted on 03/21/2013 9:12:40 AM PDT by traumer
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Isn’t it racist...?


2 posted on 03/21/2013 9:13:03 AM PDT by traumer
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This just absolutely drips with racism! I wonder if her Royal Large Hind-ass will kick his ass when he gets home.


3 posted on 03/21/2013 9:15:30 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: laweeks
You remember ?
4 posted on 03/21/2013 9:17:43 AM PDT by traumer
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Ha! I was just thinking of that pic!


5 posted on 03/21/2013 9:18:11 AM PDT by Jane Long (Background checks? Dandy idea, Mr. President. Shoulda started with yours. - Sarah Palin)
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To: laweeks
This just absolutely drips with racism! I wonder if her Royal Large Hind-ass will kick his ass when he gets home.

That will be nothing compared to the hissy fit thrown by Reggie Love.

6 posted on 03/21/2013 9:21:25 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: traumer

How democrat of Obama,bring herbs and get a shot of leg when out of the house.


7 posted on 03/21/2013 9:23:07 AM PDT by Vaduz
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Is she even Jewish? Or was this just a feel-good/PR move for Israel?


8 posted on 03/21/2013 9:24:06 AM PDT by montag813
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How racist can you get? The problem in my mind is that he’s “touchy”....yuk....gross


9 posted on 03/21/2013 9:24:44 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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uh, RULES!


10 posted on 03/21/2013 9:27:41 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: traumer

Sooo,
this hot black Israeli chick is going to a ball with the fag in chief?


11 posted on 03/21/2013 9:30:53 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: traumer

Ethiopia is all you need to know.


12 posted on 03/21/2013 9:35:31 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Joe Boucher
this hot black Israeli chick is going to a ball with the fag in chief?

I agree. Seems like a total waste.

13 posted on 03/21/2013 9:37:50 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: US Navy Vet
OK rules; enjoy...
14 posted on 03/21/2013 9:42:24 AM PDT by traumer
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To: traumer

Ya got it 1/2 right!


15 posted on 03/21/2013 9:43:14 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: montag813

Ethiopian Jew ... and H A W T.


16 posted on 03/21/2013 9:45:02 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: freekitty
I believe there are a fair number of Ethiopian jews who emigrated to Israel.

Who on earth could blame any jewish people over there who did that? Seems pretty intelligent, to me.

"Let's see...live in this predominately muslim country that is going to turn me into a second class citizen at best, or at worst, either watch me and my loved ones get murdered without lifting a finger or simply having the government do the heavy lifting on the violence themselves...hmm...tough choices!"

She could be a muslim or a Christian too. Don't know.

17 posted on 03/21/2013 9:45:26 AM PDT by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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heh, sheesh. One would think I would even read the article...:(


18 posted on 03/21/2013 9:46:24 AM PDT by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: traumer

She is pretty, but...I have seen Israeli women who were way, WAAAAY hotter than that. Maybe she juggles chain saws and balances plates at the same time...:)


19 posted on 03/21/2013 9:47:58 AM PDT by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: traumer

That’s the BEST they got??? OMG!!


20 posted on 03/21/2013 9:53:37 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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