KUSA - While the crisis goes on in Israel, members of the Israeli national lacrosse team are playing in the world lacrosse championships in Denver.

BEfore the tournament, four players had to back out due to obligations with the Israeli defense forces.

On Tuesday, the team scored an upset over sixth-ranked Germany, winning the game 15-1.

Team members told 9NEWS the tournament has been a life-changing experience.

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