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Uniformed Arabs, Israelis trade hard hits … but the goal is brotherhood Read more: The Jewish Chronicle - Uniformed Arabs Israelis trade hard hits but the goal is brotherhood

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Fists pounded and sharp blades screeched as Arabs and Jews gave chase. They yelled, pointed fingers and took turns taking shot after shot. An hour into battle, the uniform-clad warriors ceased their battle and removed their helmets.

They took a photograph together.
“Great skate,” said Mitch Miller. “Great skate.” 

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Talented Israeli hockey player moving up quickly

Taken from http://www.cjnews.com/?q=node%2F136309

Photo David Levin playing for the Don Mills Flyers ( From http://www.cjnews.com/?q=node%2F136309 )

TORONTO — If you check the bios of current NHL players, you’ll find places of birth that would have astonished pro scouts from days gone by. Forget Timmins and Flin Flon. Today’s hockey players come from places like Margate, Fla., Phoenix, Ariz., and Las Vegas, Nev.

Not a snow-covered mining town among them, so if we’re talking sub-tropical locations, why not throw Netanya in northern Israel into the mix?

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Over the Boards, Over the Border

Taken from http://penguins.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=754164

"I don't have words to describe this feeling that I'm feeling right now," Irad Chen said as he stood in CONSOL Energy Center. "I'm just so excited."

Sixteen-year-old Chen just might be the Pittsburgh Penguins' No. 1 fan, and he's not even from North America.

"I've already (been to) two NHL games, but not Pittsburgh Penguins games, so this one I'm excited for 10 times more," he said.

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