When I first came here in1966 as a sports instructor with Sherut La'am , clerk from the Jewish Agency told me 'Jews don't do sports' you can volunteer on a kibbutz for a year which I did. In 1977 first Marathon around the Sea of Galilee, we were less than 100 runners, nearly half from the UN on the Golan Ht's. Jerusalem 10 K last spring had over 5,000 participants were finally waking up to the fact 'healthy mind, healthy body. We just need to remove the politics from it.
Several injured after Jerusalem protest march against Al-Aqsa restrictions dispersed (Haaretz)
from the article: Why Nate Fish made aliyah: To play baseball