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The new two shekel commemorative coin issued by the Bank of Israel draws as its inspiration the sport of Judo, a sport in which Israel has won three medals Olympic medals.
Yael Arad won a silver medal and Oren Smaja a bronze at the 1992 Olympic Games, while Arik Ze'evi won a bronze medal in 2004. Judo originated in Japan and became a recognized international sport in 1964.
It is known for its throwing techniques, holds and arm locks and provides a means for developing concentration, physical coordination and self-defense systems.
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