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A Summer Abroad: A Rewarding Experience

June 23, 2014 by in Youth

This morning we went to Omanuyote, an art school located in Ashkelon full of enthusiastic kids anxious to perfect the basics of the game. Although the morning was filled with smiles, laughter, and progressive stick skills, my favorite part of the day was working with the Sticks for Kids program.

Israel, meet Lacrosse

Israel, Meet Lacrosse

June 23, 2014 by in ILA, Youth

Taglit-Birthright brought Scott Neiss to Israel. And Neiss, in turn, brought lacrosse. That’s the story, more or less, behind Israel Lacrosse, a not-for-profit organization engaging Israeli boys and girls ages 8 to 18 in the sport. Neiss, who worked as a general manager for several professional lacrosse teams in the States, founded the group in 2010 following his Birthright trip.