Jerusalem Boxing Club

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Boxer Vladimir Obrasov and coach Arik Drukman wait to start the boxing match for the Jerusalem Championship at the Jerusalem Boxing Club, November 20, 2009.  Located in a bomb shelter, the club has 150 members in which the big majority is Jewish, mostly emigrants from the former Soviet Union , with a minority of Palestinians from East Jerusalem (15 members). Lately the Palestinian boxers decided to open a club in East Jerusalem in order to recruit more Palestinian boxers.