If you checked out the recent Farmar interview from our friends over at AM570, you’ve probably heard Farmar is in Israel on a peace mission. Jordan checked in with NBA.com on his progress.

NBA.com: Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Farmar, in partnership with the Peres Center for Peace, is hosting basketball clinics for Israeli and Palestinian children in Israel throughout the week. The trip serves as a follow up to Farmar’s visit to the Seeds of Peace camp in Maine last week. Seeds of Peace uses sports to bring together Israeli and Palestinian children. The children play different sports together, and discuss the shared problems and challenges in their daily lives.

Farmar checked in with NBA.com and talked about his experience thus far.

Getting Started in Israel: We started today by taking a tour of Jerusalem and the Old City. We saw the Western Wall, the City of David, and the different sections of the Old City; the Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Armenian quarters. I’ve been to Israel before, but I’ve never seen it in such depth and with this perspective. It was cool to get different views, and get this history of Jerusalem and Israel from the start – through the different time periods, rulers, religions and cultures that shaped the country.

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  • e-bucher

    punking little kids like mj…no pues no…

  • domz

    good job jordy, continue what you are doing..but when training camp starts, please do the same effort as to one you are doing there in Israel.

  • http://www.jamieinsider.com Jamie Spears Insider

    Good to see Jordan doing charitable things =).

  • Armen

    good job JF, I’m Armenian myself, and there are lots of Armenians in Israel

  • ak24

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    im armenian to
    u live in glendael?

  • Armen

    nope, valley.

  • Lakers 24 7

    Im Armenian as well lol, and I live in pasadena

  • daboss1848

    armen is armenian?

  • Lakers 24 7

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    lol Well that is an Armenian name

  • Sako

    North Hollywood

  • sammie

    GLENDALE

  • west213

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    LAKERS ABOUT TO SIGN YUE. CHINEESEM YES CHINESES DO VAX INCH LAVNES I XURI.

  • west213

    fuck Israel

  • Armen

    Jan Hayer

  • ab4sure

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    Is this an anti-semitic statement or do you hate every country in the world? Perhaps it is becuz they are East and you are West??

  • lakers4life

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    touche

  • west213

    [Comment ID #48356 Will Be Quoted Here]

    suck it ab4sure, u fukin noob stop fukin around with my comments……
    get a fukin life. bozii tula