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Sports Day in the Bet Ezra Community- By Jayme Verman and Lauren Brady

July 12, 2015 by in

This is a reflective piece by one of Israel Lacrosse’s interns, Jayme Verman. She decided to write about her experience after attending one of our Sports Days in the Bet Ezra Community. Israel Lacrosse just started attending these Sports Days in an effort to build a relationship with Israel’s governing body of Physical Education, Wingate. […]

June 23, 2015 by in

Megan Meluskey, National Team Forward, reflects on her experience visiting Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon. Megan and the Women’s National team spent an afternoon showing and playing lacrosse with children in the pediatric unit. Through the gates of Barzilai Medical Center, down the hallway and into the pediatric ward on this evening, was the site of […]

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Chris Friedman

June 21, 2015 by in

Ashkelon IPLL player, Chris Friedman, reflects on his first day back in Ashkelon! Chris shares his experience teaching lacrosse to children who were excited about lacrosse as they have never seen the game before!  After a long flight from New York I couldn’t wait to get to work and start coaching. The next day in […]

June 16, 2015 by in

Israel Women’s National Team and U19 Festival Team coach, Scott Cohen, shares his passion for lacrosse with the at-risk youth of Ashkelon during a special day hosted by Ashkelon Lacrosse. Despite the everyday struggles many of these teenage boys face, they are able to release their energy in a positive way during this City Without Violence Lacrosse tournament.  […]

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Intern Jillian Olderman talks about her first day with Netanya LC!

June 14, 2015 by in

Israel Lacrosse intern Jillian Olderman shares her experience growing lacrosse to young girls in Netanya. Despite the noticeable differences between the United States and Israel, Jillian is able to connect to Israeli girls through lacrosse. What a day!  It was my first practice with the Israeli youth girls team.  I was super excited to meet everyone and have […]