Dragon Boat Israel

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On Friday, May 10, close to 700 people gathered in Tiberias for the second annual Dragon Boat Israel Festival. Of these, 22 had travelled to Israel specifically to participate in the event as Team One Family Fund Canada. The joint Canada-Israel initiative has been very successful in both introducing the sport of dragon boat racing to Israel while also promoting tourism to the north. As well, the exciting, team-focused event supports several Israeli charities and fosters cultural awareness. Thanks to a stunning group effort, Team One Family took first place in its category, and finished eighth out of thirty-three [...]

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Team from OneFamily, the organization that rehabilitates terror victim’s families, gets 1st place at Dragon Boat festival in Tiberias.
By: Arutz Sheva Staff – First Publish: 5/13/2013, 9:40 AM

OneFamily Dragon Boat
On Friday, May 10, close to 700 unlikely athletes gathered in Tiberias (Tverya) for the second annual Dragon Boat Israel Festival. As intended, the joint Canada-Israel initiative, has been very successful in both introducing the sport of dragon boat racing to Israel and promoting tourism to the north.
What’s more, the exciting, team-focused affair supports several Israeli charities and fosters cultural awareness.
Though there were many impressive teams from [...]

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Second Annual Dragon Boat Israel Festival Takes to Tiberias OneFamily Team Takes Home the Gold for Second Year in a Row
By: David Shear
Published: May 13th, 2013 in News » World

Approximately 700 participants came together in Tiberias for the second annual Dragon Boat Israel Festival held on May 9th and 10th, and once again, the winner was OneFamily, Israeli’s only national organization dedicated to the rehabilitation of Israel’s terror attack victims and their families.
The cooperative Canada-Israel initiative, has been very successful in both bringing the sport of dragon boat racing to Israel while tourism in the north [...]

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The Dragon Boat Race

On the first day of the event all thirty two teams from Canada and Israel gathered at Kibbutz Ma’agan on the south shore of Lake Kinneret. The day was very well organized. There was a food court, entertainment, and shelter from the sun for each team. One Family Toronto’s team was paired with couples (victims) from Israel in one boat. These couples were at a therapy retreat for several days and were chosen to team with us in the races. We quickly got to know each other, even though language was a small barrier. After [...]

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