Girls on Mixed-gender Basketball Teams in Israel Barred From Playing Against Religious Boys' Teams

It turns out the Israel Basketball Association requires girls who want to play in boys’ leagues to sign a form agreeing that they won’t play against religious-boys’ teams if the opponents haven’t approved it

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Noam, 13, has been playing for three years on youth teams in the Negev town of Lehavim. In the absence of a girls’ team in the community, Noam received permission from the Israel Basketball Association's...