The Israel Lacrosse family headed to Tel Aviv to break the Guinness World Records for the Largest Shabbat Dinner.
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.
Team Israel has been holding its final practices leading up to the FIL World Championships.
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.
The Ashkleon LC U19 team used the NCAA championships as a learning experience, watching it together as a team. For some of them, it was the first Collegiate lacrosse game they had ever seen live.