ISC APPROVES ADDITION OF MEN’S LACROSSE TO 2013 MACCABIAH GAMES

RAMAT GAN, ISRAEL — The International Sports Committee has formally
approved the addition of men’s open lacrosse as an exhibition sport in
the 2013 Maccabiah Games.

The approval is conditional upon at least three countries confirming
their is significant interest from athletes in their country to
participate.

“Having lacrosse included in the Maccabiah Games is of the upmost
importance to our organization and the development of the sport of
lacrosse in Israel,” said Israel Lacrosse GM Howard Borkan. “The
addition of men’s open lacrosse as an exhibition sport in the 2013
Maccabiah Games will give us the momentum we need to work towards full
inclusion in 2017.”

The Maccabiah Games are an international Jewish athletic event similar
to the Olympics held in Israel every four years. The Maccabiah Games
is the third largest international sports competition in the world.

The Israel Lacrosse Association is leading efforts to identify
eligible athletes for potential entrants from Australia, Canada, Great
Britain, Israel and the United States. Interested athletes can fill
out a player survey at: http://www.lacrosse.co.il/reg/

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