Emuna Samuels, the youngest Israeli with a black belt in Taekwondo.
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At first glance Emuna Samuels, 12, seems like an unlikely fighter for Israel or anything else. Her hair pulled back in a pony tail, the seventh grader looks like what she is – a sweet Modern Orthodox seventh grader from the Jewish settlement of Efrat.
But she is also the youngest Israeli with a black belt in Taekwondo. She trains intensively and would like to go to the Olympics one day. Until then, she will fight for the state of Israel.
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