Mideast Israel Holocaust Pageant

June 28, 2012 - 6:07 PM
Hava Hershkovitz, right, a Holocaust survivor and winner of a beauty pageant is congratulated by another participant, in the northern Israeli city of Haifa, Thursday, June 28, 2012. Fourteen women who lived through the horrors of World War II paraded on stage Thursday night in an unusual pageant, vying for the honor of being Israel's first "Miss Holocaust Survivor." (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)