Miss Israel winner speaks on identity
For Aynaw, her experiences as an Ethiopian-Jewish immigrant distinguished her from from the other contestants. When asked by the judges why she was there, she recalled saying: “We have already chosen an Arabic Miss Israel, a Russian Miss Israel, Yemen. This is the time to choose a black Miss Israel, me.”
Quidditch defeats Texas to win national tournament
Going into the tournament, the Thestrals were ranked seventh in the nation. Earlier this season, the team won the Northeast Regional Championships, becoming the first-ever team not from Boston to win the region.