Maccabiah 2013 Stand Out

In the Opening Ceremony of Maccabiah 2013 at Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem, Israel,

tens of thousands of athletes from over 70 countries participated in the event,

but not all athletes were treated the same.

photo Amar Stoudemire

One man received very special attention.

photo Amar Stoudemire

Standing out above the crowd was a coach from Team Canada, Amar’e Stoudemire.

image Amar Stoudemire

He seemed to be having a great time,

photo Amar Stoudemire

a really great time.

What a welcome to Israel and to Teddy Stadium!

And yes, what a major #BDSFAIL!

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Real Jstreets

I lived in the United States, Canada and Australia before moving to Israel in the midst of the Second Lebanon War. For the last ten years, walking the streets of Jerusalem, the scenes I saw every day did not resemble the ones familiar in the Western media. Now I try to share those positive images with the world, what is really happening in Jerusalem, Israel, The Real Jerusalem Streets

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