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Another #ApartheidFail: Arab Christian wins first ‘Miss Trans Israel’ pageant


With Talleen Abu Hanna, a 21 yr-old Catholic Arab from Nazareth winning the Jewish State’s first ‘Miss Trans Israel’ transgender beauty pageant, she will now go to Spain where she’ll represent Israel at the ‘Miss Trans Star International’ pageant in August.

By News Agencies & Israel Hayom Staff


An Israeli from a Catholic Arab family has been crowned the winner of the country’s first transgender pageant.

Montage of Israeli Arab Talleen Abu Hanna, 21, winner of 1rst Miss Trans Israel beauty pageant

Montage of Israeli Arab Talleen Abu Hanna, 21, winner of 1rst Miss Trans Israel beauty pageant

Talleen Abu Hanna, 21, from the northern city of Nazareth wore a white bridal dress as she was declared the first “Miss Trans Israel” on Friday at Habima, Israel’s national theater, in Tel Aviv. Continue Reading »

Israeli teens take 2nd place at international high school robotics competition

view videoHigh school team from Binyamina, Israel takes 2nd place at the annual FIRST competition of 4,000 teams from 24 countries competing to assemble robots that complete set challenges.

By Ilan Gattegno


An Israeli high school team from Binyamina, near Haifa, came in second at the prestigious FIRST Robotics Competition in St. Louis, Missouri, held April 27-30.

The Binyamina team at the FIRST Robotics Competition

The final match was a showdown between the Orbit team of students from Binyamina’s Rothschild-Hashomron High School, and an American team. Although it ended in a 2:2 draw, the defending American champion came on top due to a technicality. Continue Reading »

Israeli 15 yr-old Entrepreneurs Take 3rd Place at European Contest

Delegation of 15 yr-old Israelis take 3rd place out of 37 countries competing at the Junior Achievement contest in Berlin. 

By Shlomi Balbul


Israeli teenagers won third place at a competition for young entrepreneurs held by the Junior Achievement organization in Berlin last week.

Booth of the Israeli team in Berlin

The teens presented Sit Up, a safety harness allowing children aged seven and younger to be carried on one’s shoulder, at the competition.

Start-up companies formed by teens from 37 countries participated at this year’s contest. At 15, the Israelis happened to be the youngest participants this year.

Over 20,000 students from around Europe, who founded hundreds of small companies, were involved in this year’s contest. Continue Reading »

Inspired by Charlie Hebdo, Iran to host competition for best Holocaust denial cartoon

An Iranian cultural center will reward a $12,000 prize to the artist who creates best cartoon satirizing the genocide of Jews , in ghoulish contest inspired by Charlie Hebdo images.

By Ynet


An Iranian cultural center announced a plan to hold a competition for Holocaust denial cartoons, in response to the massacre targeting the Charlie Hebdo magazine after it published cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed.

The winning cartoon from 2006

Iran’s House of Cartoon and the Sarcheshmeh Cultural Complex organized the competition, according to the Independent, and invited participants to submit satirical drawings on the subject of Holocaust denial by the beginning of April. Continue Reading »

Nazi-inspired beauty pageant seeks the most anti-Semitic of the Baltic states

Nazi fanaticism is thriving in the Baltic States. Last week Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that a trend of “open neo-Nazism” is becoming “commonplace” in  the Baltic states as well as Latvia & Ukraine.



A Nazi-inspired beauty pageant dubbed “Miss Hitler 2014” is calling for attractive women to participate in the contest held on the Russian equivalent to Facebook .

Alina Veronina from Miss Hitler 2014 Contest - Photo: VKONTAKTE‏

From Miss Hitler 2014 Contest – Alina Voronina from Moscow is the Miss Hitler for you. As a young child, Voronina became infatuated with the Third Reich when she studied World War II. Now she is intently focused on Holocaust revisionism.

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