in the world with their odds 200-1, the 2017 Israeli team to the World Baseball Classic was made up of a hodge podge of Israeli and American major league players who were eligible under Israel’s law of return. “Heading Home” – an Emmy-nominated film tells their story.
Ryan Lavarnway, the Team Israel catcher said: “Two generations ago, the way this team was put together would have meant that we were being killed… For us to be able to stand up here and have the Israel flag and Jewish star hanging in the stadium, it [means] we’re here. (“New York Jewish Week”)
You can watch the entire film between June 7-13 courtesy of the Simon Foundation of Temple Beth-El in South Bend, Indiana. Here’s how:
to make a reservation by noon on June 4th. On June 5th we will send you the link to watch the movie whenever you want between June 7th and 13th.
2. Then on June 14 at 2:00 pm meet producer Jeff Aeder via Zoom for a discussion and Q & A. We’ll send you that link on the 13th.
Questions? Call Posi Tucker at 574.276.9622 or Judy Shroyer at 574.360.4952.