It's pretty crazy to think how the sport of lacrosse brought things full circle to give me this unique opportunity to see the Holy Land.
Israel National News
Israel’s new baseball league has made international headlines after drafting famed Jewish pitcher Sandy Koufax for its inaugural season.
I believe all Jews are part of the nation of Israel. Israel is the homeland of the Jewish people. The future of Lacrosse in Israel lies with Israeli born players, and not just American born Jews, and of course, the opportunity to win championships!
Ulfat Khaider is not only a mountain climber, extreme sportswoman and volleyball player (she played for the Israeli national team), but also a remarkable woman striving for peace.
For so long, we’ve had to apologize for who we are: for how we dress, for our beliefs, for the way we look. Quiet, Jews. Keep your tragedy on the sidelines. Don’t disturb our party. They didn’t count on an 18 year-old girl in a leotard. Jewish-American gymnast Aly Raisman, who lit the torch during the opening ceremony of the 19th Maccabiah Games, became the hero of a gym full of Israeli soldiers during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
As I continue to prepare for a half-marathon, I am determined to train hard and am inspired by the courage of lone soldiers.