Seven Bible students, first and second prize winners in the U.S. National Bible Contest which was held in New York last year, are leaving for Israel April 12 to take part in the International Youth Bible Contest held annually in Jerusalem as part of the Independence Day celebrations. The contest will be held April 24.
The contestants are: David Glatt, Princeton, N.J., of Yeshiva University High School; Smader Eliach, Brooklyn, N.Y., of Yeshiva of Flatbush; Esther Schreiber, Brooklyn, N.Y., of Prospect Park Yeshiva for Girls; Miriam Sobolofsky, Riverdale, N.Y., of Ramaz High School, N.Y.; Stephanie Pollak, East Hanover, N.J., of Central Hebrew High School, South Orange, N.J.; Elliot Schwartz of Levittown, Pa., of Manhattan Hebrew High School, Riverdale, N.Y.; and Todd Werner, Minnetonka, Minn., of the Talmud Torah of Minneapolis.
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