Israel facing Honduras in soccer match at N.Y.’s Citi Field

NEW YORK (JTA) — Israel’s national soccer team will be making its first New York appearance in decades for a match against Honduras at Citi Field. 

The June 2 match — the same day as the city’s annual Celebrate Israel parade — was announced Tuesday by the New York Mets, who play at the Queens ballpark.

According to a statement from the Mets, it will be Israel’s first New York appearance in 35 years. 

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