From Our Students

Friendship Games: World Cup fever
Jun 24, 2018

Friendship Games: World Cup fever

In the spirit of the World Cup, players, coaches and volunteers at this year’s Friendship Game showed their more competitive sides in a futsal tournament.

Friendship Games: Rivalry game?
Jun 23, 2018

Friendship Games: Rivalry game?

“People like to call this a rivalry game just because of what’s been happening in the country… But they’re all friends,” said Israeli Arabic coach Mohamed Abuarisha of his team’s matchup with ASA Israel.

Friendship Games: Vlog – Setting the scene
Jun 23, 2018

Friendship Games: Vlog – Setting the scene

Reporters Julia Karron, Joe Malandruccolo and Chloe Pavlech set the scene as they cover the 2018 Friendship Games in Eilat, Israel.

Friendship Games: Friendly competition
Jun 22, 2018

Friendship Games: Friendly competition

Following the opening ceremonies’ raucous dance party, players put on a more competitive face for Friday’s cultural events revolving around basketball.

Friendship Games: Breaking the ice
Jun 21, 2018

Friendship Games: Breaking the ice

As participants at the 13th annual Friendship Games settled in for the week-long event, they saw unfamiliar faces from unfamiliar places. How do you get these people to interact?

Jun 20, 2018

Friendship Games: About Our Team

A 2018 graduate of the University of Maryland’s Merrill College of Journalism, Julia Karron was the co-host of the Washington Bullpen podcast for the Washington bureau of Capital News Service. Julia, who grew up in Bethesda, Maryland, works in the sports department at The Washington Post and has previously interned with Slate’s sports podcast “Hang [...]