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Israel names Kelsey MacDonald head coach for 2015 Women’s Euros

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — The Israel Lacrosse Association has announced that Kelsey MacDonald has been named head coach of the Israel women’s national team which will compete at the 2015 European Lacrosse Championships, held in Nymburk, Czech Republic, from August 6-16. MacDonald joins the blue-and-white after spending four seasons as head coach at Fort Lewis […]

Israel will hold tryouts for the 2015 European Championship squad this February in Ashkelon, Israel.

Israel Lacrosse opens new Netanya headquarters

The Israel Lacrosse Association has opened a new ancillary headquarters in the city of Netanya, located at Trumpeldor 17. Israel’s third “Lacrosse Embassy” — two others exist in Ashkelon and Tel Aviv — will serve as the administrative home for all lacrosse operations in Israel’s north, as well as a distribution center for the cities’ […]

Netanya's youth lacrosse programs are off to a hot start, with the sport gaining popularity following clinics at the Ort Liebovitch School and the Tal Alterman School. Eight youth teams and a Premier League squad are expected to be formed by the end of the calendar year.

Israel Lacrosse announces exhibition slate against Harvard, BU

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — The Israel men’s national lacrosse team will visit Boston next month, with a pair of exhibition games against Harvard University and Boston University highlighting the October 17-19 event. The weekend, which also features the blue-and-white’s Women’s Elite Team, plus girls and boys U-19, U-15 and Masters teams representing Israel, is being […]

Israel's Jacob Silberlicht (right) and Noach Miller, along with others, will be making the 5,500-mile trip from Tel Aviv to take on Harvard and Boston University.

Smith, Sussman named to FIL President’s Team

Israel defender Benjamin Smith and forward Ari Sussman were honored for being named to the FIL President’s Team by Jack Emmer, who serves as the Director of Men’s Lacrosse for the Federation of International Lacrosse, at a ceremony prior to the Gold Medal Game at the 2014 World Lacrosse Championships on July 19th. Smith and […]

Israel's Ari Sussman and Benjamin Smith were named to the FIL President's Team for their performance at the 2014 World Lacrosse Championships.

Israel Lacrosse announces tryout dates for 2015 World Indoor Team

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — The Israel Lacrosse Association has announced tryout dates for the men’s national team which will compete at the 2015 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championships, held at Onondaga Nation Arena near Syracuse, N.Y., and First Niagara Center in Buffalo, N.Y., in September of 2015. The team’s roster will be composed of mostly […]

Israel's Alec Aloni had a breakout performance for Tel Aviv at the 2014 Aleš Hřebeský Memorial.
Miller is presented the FIL Spirit of Lacrosse Award at a ceremony at Dick's Sporting Goods Park near Denver, Colorado.

Miller presented FIL Spirit of Lacrosse Award

Israel forward Noach Miller was presented the Spirit of Lacrosse award by Tom Hayes, who serves as the Director of Development for the Federation of International Lacrosse, at a ceremony prior to the Gold Medal Game at the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships on July 19th. The award is presented to a member of each […]

Ashkelon's Benor Buniel in action for Team Baltimore at the JCC Maccabi Games.

Ashkelon duo headline Israel Lacrosse presence at 2014 JCC Maccabi Games

CHERRY HILL, NEW JERSEY — When Team Baltimore defeated Ft. Lauderdale in a championship overtime thriller at the 2014 JCC Maccabi Games, the celebration was a familiar sight. Helmets were tossed, sticks were thrown, and the fans of the victors rushed the field. t But something was different this time. At the bottom of the […]

Mark Greenberg serves on the Executive Board of the Israel Lacrosse Association.

An open letter from Mark Greenberg

Mark Greenberg wrote this letter on August 10, 2014, to the players, coaches, and staff of the 2014 World Team, reflecting on the journey towards and beyond this summer. We’ve asked him to share his words to the entire Israel Lacrosse community… I have been waiting to write to all of you until the time […]

Ashkelon native Benor Buniel in action against Philippines on Sunday.

Israel stifles Philippines in first half; cruises to 15-5 win

HADDONFIELD, NEW JERSEY — The Israel men’s national lacrosse team held Philippines scoreless for the entire first half, en route to a 15-5 victory in exhibition action on Sunday at Haddonfield High School. Ted Bergman (40:00, 6 saves, 0 GA) earned MVP honors for leading the first half shutout, manning the goal in front of […]