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Boston University edges Israel, 13-12, to cap Showcase weekend

BOSTON, MA — The Israel men’s national team battled back from a 12-6 deficit to tie the game, but ultimately fell to Boston University in a 13-12 thriller, in exhibition play at Nickerson Field on Sunday. Josh Offit’s goal with just under two minutes remaining capped the six-goal run, and deadlocked the score at 12-12, […]

Kyle Bergman recorded a goal and an assist on Sunday in exhibition action against Boston University.

Israel kickstarts indoor program with tryout camp in Oakville

OAKVILLE, CANADA — The Israel men’s national team kicked off their campaign in preparation for the 2015 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championships with a tryout camp this past weekend at Toronto Rock Athletic Centre. The three-day camp was the first ever action for the blue-and-white’s national box program, and featured not only Israeli players, but […]

Ashkelon resident Seth Mahler (Whittier) was one of several Israeli players who made the long trip to Oakville to attend the tryout camp.

Israel Premier Lacrosse League to begin play in 2015

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — The Israel Premier Lacrosse League (IPLL) will officially kick off its’ inaugural season in summer of 2015, with 4-6 men’s teams competing in major cities across the Jewish State. The league will be comprised of primarily collegiate players with NCAA eligibility remaining, and will operate with the purpose of developing future […]

The "Premier League" will be comprised of primarily active collegiate lacrosse players in at least four major Israeli cities.

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 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.
Israel head coach Bill Beroza leads the blue-and-white in their first major action since their quarterfinal appearance in the FIL World Lacrosse Championships.

Team Israel announces roster for Boston showcase event

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — 17 players from the Israeli squad which appeared in the quarterfinals of the FIL World Lacrosse Championships will join an equal number of newcomers to the blue-and-white this weekend in a Showcase event in Boston, featuring a pair of exhibition games against Harvard University and Boston University. The roster includes players […]

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 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’ […]

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.

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

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 […]