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American Jew Born in Israel Wins U.S. Finals in Country-wide Bible Contest

Tuvia Goldman, an American Jewnborn in Israel and new living in Cincinnati, won the United States finals in the country-wide Bible contest conducted here last night. As American Bible champion, he will compete in the International Bible Contest to be conducted at Jerusalem on October 3, Mr. Goldman competed against four other Americans, all non-Jews.

The judges of the U.S. finals competition, which was televised, were three prominent scholars: Dr. Harry M. Orlinsky, professor of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion; Father John LaFarge, a prominent Catholic scholar and well-known Jesuit; and Professor James Muhlenberg, one of this country’s most prominent Protestant theologians.