In the spring of 2011 Scott Neiss called Bill Beroza and said he needed Beroza’s help. Neiss had just returned from a trip to Israel and decided that the one thing the country was missing was lacrosse. Neiss told Beroza that with his help he wanted to make lacrosse the national sport of Israel. Later that summer, Team Israel played its first game at Kraft Family Stadium in Jerusalem.
The Israel men’s national lacrosse team has begun its’ world team training camp in Vail, Colorado, utilizing the high altitude, and an aggressive exhibition schedule to prepare for the games.
The Israel Lacrosse Association has announced the withdrawal of midfielder Samuel Adler, and forward Alec Aloni from its’ 46-man roster for the upcoming Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championships; held at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Denver, Colorado, this July.
Israel’s Matt Cherry is expected to serve Israel by joining the Defense Force after the World Lacrosse Championships in Denver this month.
The Israel Lacrosse family headed to Tel Aviv to break the Guinness World Records for the Largest Shabbat Dinner.