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Russian-born Yeshiva Student Wins Bible Championship in Israel

July 27, 1964
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Yomtov Krasniansky, a 24-year-old Russian-born Yeshiva student, won the Israeli Bible Championship last night. Nehemia Houja, 37, a blind telephone operator who was born in Iraq, took second place and David Yaneeli, 53, an electrical technician from Haifa, won third place; The new champion, father of two, settled in Israel five years ago.

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