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    • Joe-Jerusalem
    • 06.10.13 | 16:03 (IDT)

    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.

    from the article: Why Nate Fish made aliyah: To play baseball
    First published 09:30 06.10.13 | Last updated 14:30 03.10.13
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