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  8/3/2012, Av 15, 5772

First Winner of Bible Contest Dies at 91

Amos Hakham, the first winner of the International Bible Contest and later a prominent Bible scholar, died on Thursday night at the age of 91.

Hakham won the Bible Contest in 1958 and as a result of the win, became the center of national and international interest, both because of his vast knowledge as well as his extraordinary personal story.