Join Jewish National Fund-USA and Team Israel to live out your dreams of being a professional baseball player. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to play catch with Ian Kinsler, hit a home run off Jeremy Bleich’s fast ball, and run the bases alongside Ryan Lavarnway, as well as other players from the expanded team roster. Enjoy this unique opportunity before Team Israel travels to Tokyo to represent Israel in the upcoming Olympic Games and compete on the largest sports stage in the world!


All funds raised go to support Project Baseball, providing financial support for Team Israel as well as encouraging the next generation of baseball players in Israel.


About Project Baseball

JNF-USA’s Project Baseball provides financial support for Team Israel, covering many of the team’s expenses for the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games and beyond. It builds bridges and brings the next generation of Israelis together. It helps build state-of-the-art baseball and softball fields throughout Israel, including the primary Team Israel field in Beit Shemesh, and more.

Event Chair

Mark Rattner

More Information

Rebecca Zimilover, Director, Westchester and Southern Connecticut

[email protected] or 212.879.9305 x510


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