The Jewish guide to the World Cup

Israel’s not in the World Cup, and none of the star players is Jewish. But never fear: We still managed to compile a list of six Jewish things about...

Palestinian Soccer Player Arrested for Hamas Terror Ties

By Anav Silverman Tazpit News Agency A Palestinian soccer player who met with a Hamas terrorist in Qatar this year was arrested by the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet). Sameh Fares...

Livnat: Israeli travel restriction on Palestinian soccer players due to security concerns

JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel’s sports minister defended Israel’s travel restrictions on some Palestinian soccer players in a letter to the president of the FIFA world soccer organization. Sports Minister Limor...

Ahead of World Cup, FIFA President Won’t Penalize Israel Over Palestinian Travel

JNS.org — Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) President Sepp Blatter does not plan to take action against Israel at a June 9-10 gathering of soccer’s international governing body, just before...

We Won!

By Shmuel Katz Many of us follow sports in one form or another. We enjoy going to sporting events, encouraging our kids to participate, and even playing sports (for the...

At World Cup, Israel cheers from the sidelines

Blue and White soccer fans may not be able to rally behind the Israeli team with bold colors and flags at this year’s World Cup, but their country won’t...

Israeli Tennis Analytics Company Attracts Investors Bill Ackman, Billie Jean King and Novak Djokovic

PlaySight Interactive Ltd., an Israeli sports analytics company, said it raised $3.5 million from Novak Djokovic, the world’s second-ranked tennis player, Billie Jean King, women’s tennis legend, and Bill Ackman, founder of Pershing...

Urged sanctions on Russia would send Israel to World Cup

(JTA) – Israel would participate in the 2014 World Cup if the head of international soccer’s governing body heeds the suggestion of two U.S. senators to sanction Russia over...

Spurs soccer fans charged for using term ‘Yid’

(JTA) – Three fans of the British Tottenham Hotspurs soccer club have been charged for using the term “Yid” at a team match. The three men were charged on Tuesday...

Soccer Star Anelka Charged for Anti-Semitic Salute, Likely to Receive Lengthy Ban

Daily Mail — Nicolas Anelka is likely to receive a lengthy ban today over his quenelle goal celebration against West Ham last month. The news comes after West Bromwich...
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