Lets Go Team Israel Baseball!

By Ronn Torossian

Israel won tonight in the World Baseball Classic.  Yes, you read it correctly – Israel is actually playing baseball, and it’s a feel good story for the Jewish nation.  In a country where people don’t know what the sport is, Israel has decided that players who claim one Jewish parent or one Jewish grandparent can play for the Israeli national team.

Seven major league teams have Jewish owners – and they want to promote baseball, and hopefully help the State of Israel along the way – and it is a good thing. The high profile players include two recently retired big leaguers, Shawn Green and Gabe Kapler, and it’s a feel good story for the Jewish nation.

Here are many Jews worldwide who will root for the Israel Jewish squad – and of course if they win they can celebrate in nightlife impresario Mark Birnbaum locations, or work out further in gyms owned by Elie Hirschfeld.

Let’s go Team Israel!

Ronn Torossian is CEO of 5WPR.

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Ronn Torossian About the Author: Ronn Torossian is the CEO of NY based 5W Public Relations, 1 of the 25 largest PR Agencies in the US. He is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), a Jewish philanthropist and active in a number of worldwide Jewish organizations. More about Ronn Follow Ronn on: Facebook Google Plus Amazon RonnTorossian.com

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  1. Ezra says:

    just missed it!

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