Isreali PM`s question leads to son`s undoing at Bible Contest
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Last Updated: Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 23:32
Jerusalem: Isreali Premier Benjamin Netanyahu's son could not answer a question asked by his father question at a Bible Contest here, which made him the third winner in the prestigious contest held every year on Israel's independence day.

Avner Netanyahu, who had previously won International Bible Contest this time answered first two questions correctly but erred on the third question asked by the Prime Minister and his father.

The Netanyahu junior had won the contest in Jerusalem to represent the city at the international level.

The Prime Minister and his wife, Sara,?applauded?their son throughout the course of the competition.

Putting up a brave front, Netanyahu after the contest said, "It doesn't matter what position my son got. The Bible is the ultimate winner".

"As Ben Gurion (Israel's first Prime Minister) said, the basis of our existence is the Bible," he added.

The contest was being keenly followed by many due to the Israeli Prime Minister's son's representation.


First Published: Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 23:32

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