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Posts Tagged: Israel Soccer

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...

June 3, 2013 12:38 am
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Netanyahu Meets with Israeli Under-21 Soccer Team Before UEFA Tournament

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had some encouraging words for the country's under-21 national soccer team Sunday, ahead of the UEFA under-21 tournament...

May 27, 2013 11:22 am
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Meet Israel’s Under-21 Soccer Team with Players of Jewish, Arab, Druze, Russian and Ethiopian Origin (VIDEO)

Israel's official YouTube channel has begun to publish videos introducing members of the country's Under-21 National Team ahead of the UEFA Under-21 Championship, to be...

Culture

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Pence at AIPAC: President Trump and I Stand Without Apology for Israel and ...

“Under President Donald Trump, if the world knows nothing else, the world will know this -- America stands with Israel,”...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assass...

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my term,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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