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Non-jewish Woman Wins Bible Contest in Brazil; Will Go to Israel

September 21, 1961
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A 44-year-old non-Jewish woman, the mother of four, outpaced 421 other contestants to win the countrywide Bible contest, and will represent Brazil at the International Bible Quiz opening in Jerusalem October 3. The winner, Mrs. Yolanda Anversa da Silva, a schoolteacher, was named the winner in a contest here sponsored by Israel Ambassador Yosef Tekoah. Judges in the competition included Catholic, Protestant and Jewish clergymen.

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