Israeli skiers receive warm welcome in valley

12th February, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — There’s nothing like a big community hug to make four kids feel at home when they aren’t.Three Israeli skiers are among the dozens of international racers trying to qualify for today’s and Sunday’s World Championships races.For the two weeks of the World Championships, members of the B’Nai Vail Congregation have opened homes and hearts to the Israeli athletes — Itamar Biran, 16, Gitit Buchler, 21, and Ronnie Kiek, 22. For good measure, they also took in Yohan Goutt Goncalves, 20, and the only member of the East Timor ski team.“The people from here are lovely,” said Abraham Last, …

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