Jewish Enough to Compete in Israel's Bible Contest – Not Jewish Enough to Stay in the Country

Sintayehu Shifaraw, 18, will be the first ever Ethiopian to participate in the International Bible Contest, but he'll have to return to Addis Ababa after the event ends because his Falashmura community is not officially recognized as Jewish

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For the first time ever, a contestant from Ethiopia will participate in this year’s International Bible Contest in Israel. But Sintayehu Shifaraw, an 18-year-old from Addis Ababa whose father lives in Israel,...