Bibi’s boy the best among young Bible mavens


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s youngest son won Israel’s National Bible Contest.

Avner Netanyahu, 15, will represent Israel in the International Bible Contest, which is held annually in Jerusalem on Israel’s Independence Day.

The prime minister and his wife attended Tuesday’s national finals in Kiryat Shemona.

Some 12,000 Israeli students participated in Bible contests this year leading up to the national finals. 

Sara Netanyahu’s three older brothers have won the national Bible quiz, and her father is an expert in Bible study.

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