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  • 11 Things you should know about Israel’s lacrosse team

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    (Other than the most obvious one, that Israel actually has a Lacrosse team, thanks Issac!)
    This weekend, Israel’s national lacrosse team will debut its official international play at the 2012 European Lacrosse Championships in Amsterdam. For those of you who just found out that Israel has a Lacrosse team, here are a few fun facts:
    1. Scott Neiss, founder of Israel Lacrosse, came up with the idea during his Birthright trip in 2010
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    Neiss visited Israel in 2010 and found out that Lacrosse hadn’t made it over to the Holy Land yet. Thanks to a few contacts at the Federation of International Lacrosse, he was able to establish the team. Neiss, an Oceanside, N.Y. native, made aliyah in 2012. He is currently the executive director of Israel Lacrosse. In the past, he was the chief executive of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) and North American Lacrosse League (NALL). More ▸