Soccer Prodigy, but Not Good Enough for the IDF

Michal Been plays soccer for a college in Connecticut, but was told the Israeli army's exemption quota for outstanding athletes was full and she must be drafted. Now she's fighting back through Facebook.

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When Michal Been was a child, long before she was aware of the Sports Administration and its bureaucracy regarding military service deferral, she used to go out to the yard in her home in Tzur Yigal together...