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Israeli Arab transgender beauty queen opens up about her story

Talleen Abu Hana visited Washington, D.C., to speak about her experience being a transgender woman in Israel. (Ron Kampeas)

  WASHINGTON, D.C. (JTA) — Last month, the Israeli Embassy marked LGBT Pride Month with a reception for Jewish and Israeli activists and leaders. About 100 people attended the event, which featured an address by¬†Talleen Abu Hana, an Arab Christian from Nazareth who won the first Miss Trans Israel… Read more »