Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Kol HaKavod for Asala Halaji, the swimmer from Sakhnin who won the gold medal in the 200 meter breaststroke at the Maccabiah yesterday. She has shown to have a truly Olympic spirit:
"And how does a Muslim girl feel to be a winner at the Jewish Olympics? "I don't see the participants in the Maccabiah as Jews," she said. "I see them as new people from all over the world whom I can get to know - athletes." "

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