Israel Lacrosse Gains Momentum as Men’s National Team Enters World Championship Ranked 7th

Israel’s men’s national lacrosse team, currently ranked 7th globally, is making waves on the international stage as they enter the 2023 Men’s World Lacrosse Championship, which is taking place in San Diego, California on June 21 – Jul 1, 2023.

The rise of lacrosse in Israel is evident through the 2018 Men’s World Lacrosse Championships, which was held in Netanya, Israel, along with the team’s increasing achievements in other international tournaments.

Presented below are recent news coverage from various sources, including JTA, SD Jewish World, The Jerusalem Post, and The Times of Israel, shedding light on the team’s journey.

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), published a long article about the growth of lacrosse in the country, includes information about the progress of youth development and quotes from our contributing staff members, who are on the national team competing in the tournament this summer.

San Diego Jewish World, the leading news publisher for Jewish stories in the host city for the 2023 Men’s World Lacrosse Championships, mainly talks about the team’s schedule, tournament rankings, as well as some quotes from Israel Lacrosse’s Executive Director newcomer, Ian Kadish.

The Jerusalem Post (JPost) and The Times of Israel, which are top media websites covering events in the Middle East and Israel, writes about topics such as “How many Israelis play lacrosse?” and more grass-root youth development progress in the country leading up to the event.

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