Profile: Bryan Gerzicich

An Argentine-American in Israel

August 28, 2012
By Ryan O'Hanlon
"I was home with my family at night," Bryan Gerzicich tells me. "And then the walls and the floor started shaking. We got really scared because we thought it was a bomb or something."

This happened eight months ago. Gerzicich feared a bomb because he lives and plays soccer in Kiryat Shmona, a tiny town of 23,000 in northern Israel that rubs up against Lebanon, making it one of the more dangerous areas in an already dangerous country.

The region is nicknamed "Kiryat Katyusha" ...

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