They have been dubbed the "Jamaican bobsled team" of this year's World Baseball Classic.
Team Israel is ranked 41st in the world. But this week, they beat the Netherlands, South Korea and Chinese Taipei, all of which are ranked significantly higher.
Danielle Barta, who lives in Jerusalem and works as the regional director of the Isreal Association of Baseball, has been rapt, watching it all.
As much as she can, that is.