Ambassador Shapiro and some brave Tel Aviv Embassy staff accepted an invitation to play a twinned match between young Israel and Palestinian basketball players organized by PeacePlayers International - Middle East. It was a friendly game with both teams consisting of Israelis and Palestinians, boys and girls. All proudly sporting Blue (the "home" team) and Red (the "away" team) jerseys with "USAID" emblazoned on the on their backs, including the Ambassador . The event took place at Maccabi Holon basketball gymnasium.
Last updated: February 24, 2014