• Amid Diplomatic Drama, the World Lacrosse Championship Kicks Off in Israel

    4 monthes ago - By Tablet Magazine

    When the Iroquois Nationals took the field against the United States at Netanya Stadium on Thursday night-decked out in purple helmets with golden eagles on either side-they had been in Israel for about six hours and had never practiced or played as a team together.
    On Wednesday afternoon the Iroquois team spent six tense hours at Toronto's Pearson airport, unsure of whether Canadian authorities would clear them to travel to Israel. At issue was the team's Haudenosaunee confederacy passports-Canada wasn't convinced Israel would accept the documents, leading to a cascade of bureaucratic...
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