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  • African-Israeli Splash

    April 4, 2013 | 3:45 am

    When Yityish Aynaw emigrated from Ethiopia to Israel at age 12, she was thrust into an Israeli classroom. An orphan lacking Hebrew skills, Aynaw says she relied on other kids and her own sheer ambition to get through.

    Ten years later, Aynaw, 22, is the first Ethiopian-Israeli to...