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Israel rallies past Japan to secure No. 7 world ranking

COMMERCE CITY, COLORADO — The Israel men’s national lacrosse team scored 11 second-half goals to rally past 4th-ranked Japan, 15-10, in their final placement match of the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Friday. The victory clinches a #7 world ranking for the Israelis, who were competing in their first-ever […]

Daniel Leventhal in action against 4th-ranked Japan on Friday.

Safety and security during difficult times

Dear parents, friends, and the entire Israel Lacrosse family, We’re less than two days away from something we’ve been anticipating and building up to for years — Team Israel’s debut in the FIL Men’s World Lacrosse Championships — but quite frankly, our thoughts and our hearts are not here with us in Denver. While we […]

Tel Aviv Lacrosse Camp has continued this week despite the threat of rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip.

Adler, Aloni withdraw due to IDF obligations; Levine, Talkow to step in

DENVER, COLORADO — The Israel Lacrosse Association has announced the withdrawal of midfielder Samuel Adler, and forward Alec Aloni from its’ 46-man roster for the upcoming Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championships; held at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Denver, Colorado, this July. Forward Jake Levine, and midfielder Sam Talkow will step in to […]

Mikey Pfeffer is one of four Team Israel players who cannot travel to Denver as a result of their IDF obligations.

Daniel Kraft Scholarship Fund to send homegrown Israeli athletes abroad to camps, tournaments

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — As part of the Israel Lacrosse Association’s ongoing commitment to develop homegrown lacrosse stars, the Association has announced 15 recipients of the inaugural Daniel Kraft Lacrosse Scholarship, which sponsors Israeli youth lacrosse players to travel abroad to improve both their lacrosse and English skills by attending high-level lacrosse camps and tournaments. […]

15-year-old Yotam Drori of Ashkelon is one of five young Israeli athletes who will spend this summer learning lacrosse in the United States on scholarship.

EL AL becomes Official Airline of Israel Lacrosse

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — EL AL Israel Airlines and the Israel Lacrosse Association, the national governing body of lacrosse in Israel, have announced a partnership which will help expand efforts to introduce sustainable lacrosse programs in communities across Israel. EL AL becomes the official airline of Israel Lacrosse and will receive logo placement on several […]

EL AL Israel Airlines has become the official airline of the Israel Lacrosse Association.
Israel's Jacob Silberlicht has been a steady force for the blue-and-white on midfield.

No. 5 England holds on for overtime win over Israel, 10-9

COMMERCE CITY, COLORADO — 5th-ranked England fought off a dramatic comeback by the Israel men’s national team to protect their spot in the premier “Blue Group” in a promotion/relegation match at the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Thursday. Israel will meet Japan in a final placement match on Friday […]


Israel’s dream run clipped by No. 3 Australia, 9-8

COMMERCE CITY, COLORADO — Australia’s Tom Vickery made three saves in the final minute to hold off Israel, 9-8, in the quarterfinals of the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships on Wednesday. Advancing to the semis felt promising early on, as the blue-and-white took early 2-0 and 4-1 leads on the third-ranked Australians. However, the Sharks […]

Matthew Cherry, Ari Sussman, Cody Levine and Kyle Bergman celebrate a goal against Germany in Tuesday's second-round playoff match.

Israel is in the Quarterfinals! Blue-and-white stifle No. 6 Germany, 15-1

COMMERCE CITY, COLORADO — Hank Altschuler and the Israeli defense shut out 6th-ranked Germany for three quarters on Tuesday, as the Israel men’s national team secured a berth in the FIL World Championship Quarterfinals at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Israel (5-0) jumped out to a 4-0 lead after one quarter, an 8-0 advantage at halftime, […]

Matthew Flapan in action against Ireland on Monday.

Israel takes down No. 9 Ireland, 18-9, to advance in playoffs

COMMERCE CITY, COLORADO — Lee Coppersmith scored five goals to lead the Israel men’s national team past 9th-ranked Ireland, 18-9, at the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Monday. Israel (4-0) will meet 6th-ranked Germany (4-0) on Tuesday in the first-ever meeting between the two European squads. Germany dispatched 13th-ranked […]