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Posted on 02/27/2013 10:12:18 PM PST by goldstategop
Yityish Aynaw Ethiopian immigrants Miss Israel
Yityish Titi Aynaw, a 21-year-old from Netanya, was chosen Miss Israel 2013 on Wednesday night the first Ethiopian-born contestant to win the title.
Aynaw, who came to Israel with her family when she was 12, was entered into the competition by a friend, and had no previous modeling experience.
She said during the competition that she hoped to go into modeling to change attitudes to dark-skinned models. Id love to become the first Israeli (TV) host, the Tyra Banks of Israel."
(Excerpt) Read more at timesofisrael.com ...
She appears to be a very attractive young lady.
First Ethiopian-Israeli Wins Miss Israel
I was reminded of the famous line in the Song Of Songs:
“’I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.”
Dark beauty is praised in the Hebrew Bible and the most beautiful woman in Israel this year is the blackest of them all!
Pretty young woman but without seeing her competition, hard to judge. Need more pics!
Congratulations to Yityish Aynaw!
I flew Ethiopian Airlines a couple years ago. Much prettier stewardesses than those of British Airways/American Airlines.
The lost tribes come home. This girl is stunning.
In 1978, an emigrant from the Dominican Republic won the Miss Italy beauty pageant causing controversy, resentment, racism as a result.
Denny Andreina Méndez de la Rosa (born on July 20, 1978 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a former beauty queen turned model and actress who represented Italy in the 1997 Miss Universe pageant
A native of the Dominican Republic, Méndez relocated to Montecatini Terme, Italy as a very young child with her mother in search of a better life. Many of Méndez’s aunts had relocated to Italy and had married Italian citizens, and after divorcing Denny’s biological father, her mother relocated to Italy and married an Italian man whom she met while he was on vacation in the Dominican Republic. Méndez, who had no formal training as a model, was studying to become a tourist guide prior to enrolling in the pageant.
Miss Italy 1996
Her first venture in the beauty pageant circuit occurred when she was a candidate for in the title of Miss Dominican Republic 1996 on December 16, 1995 where she represented the Distrito Nacional and placed second runner-up. After another attempt to win the title the following year, she decided to return to Italy where she entered the Miss Italia pageant.
Her election as Miss Italia on September 7, 1996 in the Italian town of Salsomaggiore caused a minor scandal throughout that nation. It was the first time that a woman of non-Italian ancestry was elected to represent the country in an international beauty pageant and some Italian citizens saw it as a wake-up call for Italy to close its borders to further immigration. Two members of the judging panel were suspended for saying that a black woman could not represent Italian beauty. The news of the first black Miss Italy was carried to millions overseas via the popular African-American periodical, Jet Magazine. The author of the article wrote:
Denny Méndez . . . born in the Dominican Republic to a naturalized Italian mother and an Italian [step]father, was named Miss Italy after receiving nine million telephone votes from the television audience. Nine million Italians voted to shatter the prism of race, just by watching a TV beauty pageant and phoning in their votes! Beauty is, indeed, in the eye of the beholder, and the eyes of the world today are quite capable of seeing past skin color. The Italian peoples choice was Denny Méndez, notwithstanding the objections of a pageant official who said, A black girl cant be Miss Italy. Its not in the rules.
Upon being elected Miss Italia, Méndez responded to the controversy with a brief reply:
“”I know I don’t represent Italian beauty, but they elected me,” she said, “so what am I supposed to do—refuse?”
Because of all the scandal surrounding her election, Denny was selected as one of the 10 semifinalists in Miss Universe 1997 in Miami Beach, Florida, U.S. on May 16, 1997. Despite winning the semifinals with the highest overall score and entering the Top 6 in first place, her Top 6 answer was not enough to advance her to the final 3. The crown was eventually won by Miss USA Brook Mahealani Lee. However, the publicity from the pageant helped her land modeling jobs among many of Europe’s leading fashion houses and magazines intent on displaying their love of diversity.
I’d marry someone like her in a heartbeat! A man who is not enamored of such stunning beauty is either blind or has a heart of stone.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Every one knows a beautiful woman when they see one.
True beauty is found on the inside. That’s where a woman truly glows.
"And Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman." - KJV
"Then Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married (for he had married a Cushite woman);" - NASB
"Surpassing fair, more pleasant than fair."
Mazel Tov, Yityish Aynaw!
"Fairest beauty that desireth increase, shall never die."
Yityish Aynaw, remain blessed in Israel!
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