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Posts Tagged: Israel Soccer

June 30, 2017 4:32 pm
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Video of Israeli Toddler’s Amazing Soccer Skills Goes Viral

A video of a 3-year-old Israeli boy displaying impressive soccer skills has gone viral online. Toddler Matan Shaulov's Instagram page, which more than 60,000 people follow, features...

May 14, 2017 12:57 pm
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Palestinians Play Political Football on the BDS Movement’s Website

JNS.org - The Arab-Israeli conflict just got a dose of political football. A recent open letter to FIFA by 174 Palestinian sports clubs called on world soccer’s governing body to...

November 9, 2016 7:00 am
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Terrorist Attack Targeting Israeli Soccer Team Thwarted in Albania

JNS.org - Albanian authorities have arrested 11 suspects believed to be planning a terrorist attack during an upcoming soccer game featuring Israel's national team. Israel's 2018 World...

October 13, 2016 11:03 am
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A Call to End Athletic Discrimination Against Israel

JNS.org - One of the most enduring images of last summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro was that of Islam El Shehaby, an Egyptian judo competitor,...

August 25, 2016 12:54 pm
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Scottish Soccer Club Manager Hails ‘Fantastic’ Jewish-State Visit After Victory Over Israeli Team (VIDEO)

The manager of Scotland’s Celtic soccer club lauded Israel, after his team won a match against the Jewish state's Hapoel Be’er Sheva on Tuesday night. Brendan Rodgers said at a post-match press conference: On...

August 1, 2016 12:45 pm
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Palestinians File FIFA Complaint Over Israeli Restrictions

JNS.org -  The head of the Palestinian Football Association has submitted a complaint to the international soccer governing body, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA),...

September 7, 2015 7:07 am
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Wales Welcomes Israeli Football Team Despite BDS Protests

The Israeli national soccer team played to a 0-0 tie on Sunday against Wales at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, U.K. Israel’s presence, however, had enraged anti-Israel activists,...

May 7, 2015 10:06 am
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Don’t Let BDS and Palestinians Turn Soccer Into a Political Football

On 6 December, 2001, at an International Commission of Jurists session on the boycott of Israel held at the United Nations in Geneva, Jibril Rajoub...

April 16, 2015 2:20 pm
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Soccer and Terrorism

JNS.org - As part of the Palestinian Authority's (PA) ongoing campaign to isolate and delegitimize Israel, the Palestinian Football (Soccer) Association is trying to...

May 14, 2014 12:53 pm
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Palestinians Threaten to Pursue Soccer Sanctions Against Israel

JNS.org - The Palestinians are threatening to pursue sanctions against Israel at a gathering of soccer's international governing body next month, Reuters reported. Palestinian Football Association...

April 20, 2014 2:01 pm
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Israeli Soccer Team Faces Prospect of International Ban

The Israel National soccer team could be facing a World Cup ban, and other soccer sanctions, unless it alleviates travel restrictions and increases field access...

April 2, 2014 12:43 am
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Palestinians Fighting to Ban Israel From World Soccer

Israel is facing a possible ban from international soccer competition, including the World Cup, unless it improves conditions for Palestinian players and coaches, according to media reports. Jibril...

August 17, 2013 11:21 pm
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Israeli Soccer Players Shield Children From Pouring Rain as Ukrainian Opponents Show Indifference

Israel's national soccer team caused a stir in Ukraine Wednesday after showing up their host team for lacking in common decency, according to media reports....

June 21, 2013 10:05 am
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UEFA President Heaps Praise on Israel Following Under-21 Tournament

The president of UEFA had nothing but praise for Israel, the host of this year's UEFA Under-21 championship tournament, at a press conference earlier this...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

How the IDF Is Preparing for a Multi-Front War

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) plan designed to prepare it for the challenge of multiple-front warfare is now entering its third...

World

Lawfare Project Threatens Suit Against Yahoo, Google and Twitter in Spain f...

JNS.org - The Lawfare Project threatened legal action against Google, Yahoo and Twitter in Spain for failing to address the proliferation...

Israel

Israeli Bezeq’s Owner to Remain in Custody Until Monday

The controlling shareholder of Bezeq Israel Telecom, Israel's largest telecoms group, has been ordered to remain in police custody until Monday as part of an investigation into the firm. Shaul Elovitch, a family friend...

Middle East

Lebanese Journalist: 100 Years After Balfour Declaration, Arabs Have Failed...

JNS.org - In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily...

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