“Ten Jewish-American baseball players will become dual Israeli citizens partly to help the country’s team make the 2020 Olympics”

JTA
10 American Jewish baseball players to become dual Israeli citizens to boost nation’s Olympics bid
October 10, 2018

…Some of the players, who will visit Israel’s Interior Ministry next week to begin the process, also represented Israel in last year’s World Baseball Classic, where Team Israel shocked followers by reaching the quarterfinals. Jewish Baseball News first reported the development on Wednesday. While players in the World Baseball Classic only have to be eligible to be a citizen of the team’s country, players have to be actual citizens of the country they represent in the Olympics. READ MORE

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