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‘Jewish Jordan’ Teaches B-Ball for Peace

Lakers basketballer Jordan Farmar is headed to Israel to teach his game of choice to Israeli and Palestinian kids, reports Brad Greenberg, a blogger for Los Angeles’s Jewish Journal. Farmar will attempt to show the youths that zealous combat should be reserved for the basketball court. 

SLAM DUNK: Lakers player Jordan Farmar heads to Israel to run a basketball clinic for Israeli and Palestinian kids.

The L.A. Lakers’ backup point guard whom Greenberg dubbed the “Jewish Jordan” will run the clinic, which is sponsored by the Tel Aviv-based Peres Center for Peace. Farmar also will visit Haifa and Jerusalem as an emissary for Seeds of Peace and PeacePlayers International, an American-based organization that seeks to unite and educate children through basketball.

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