The two winners outlasted dozens of students from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana:Congratulations to both winners. In past PaleoJudaica-highlighted spelling bees the winning words have included m-a-m-m-o-n-i-s-t-i-c, p-s-e-u-d-e-p-i-g-r-a-p-h-a (twice!), and N-a-a-s-s-e-n-e.
Irene Calderon from Summit Country Day School won the Ohio event with the word "Talmud," a collection of writings on Jewish law and custom and religious practice.
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