TITLE

Slam Dunk Success

AUTHOR(S)
Coco, Paul
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;11/14/2005, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article features the basketball games initiated by the organization Playing for Peace for children in the Middle East in 2005. The organization set up a basketball camp in Netanya, Israel. At the camp, 50 Arab and 50 Jewish teenagers spent a week playing basketball together. They also learned about their teammates' cultures and backgrounds. At the camp, campers ran drills, learned offensive and defensive techniques, and played full-court basketball games. Off the court, they got to know each other by watching movies, swimming, eating, and talking together.
ACCESSION #
18794776

 

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