Category: Sports

Team Israel Has Ten New Baseball Players

(Israel Baseball)

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Ten Jewish-American baseball players are now Israeli citizens.

The players together applied for and received citizenship on Wednesday at the Bureau of Population and Immigration office in Jaffa.

They and their supporters waved Israeli flags and sang Israeli songs as they entered the office and went through the process of becoming citizens.  They all left the office holding their new Israeli Identity Cards.

The players want to represent…