One of the president’s last duties

June 3, 2021 by  
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For the last time as President of Israel, Reuven Rivlin presented the 2020-2021 soccer State Cup last night to Maccabi Tel Aviv who defeated their opponents Hapoel Tel Aviv. Read more

Soccer leagues in Israel, UAE reach cooperation agreement

October 28, 2020 by  
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The soccer leagues of Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced that they reached an agreement on Tuesday about future play. Read more

Netanyahu addresses Iranian people in new YouTube video

June 29, 2018 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sent a new video to the Iranian people with a World Cup theme…and shows he control the ball! Read more

World Jewish Congress urges football associations worldwide to reject anti-Israel vote in FIFA

May 5, 2017 by  
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The World Jewish Congress and dozens of its affiliated communities around the world are urging national football associations to reject a forthcoming vote regarding the standing of the Israeli Football Association (IFA) within Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), set to take place at the international football body’s upcoming Congress in Bahrain.   Read more

Lauder appeals to FIFA to reject Palestinian demand to suspend Israel

May 28, 2015 by  
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The president of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) today appealed to the 209 member associations of FIFA to reject a Palestinian demand to suspend the membership of the Israeli Football Association (IFA) in world soccer’s governing body. Read more

Soccer and terrorism…writes Stephen M. Flatow

April 14, 2015 by  
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As part of the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ongoing campaign to isolate and delegitimize Israel, the Palestinian Football (Soccer) Association is trying to get Israel suspended from international soccer’s governing body. Read more

Nike yet to address video ad with antisemitic overtones

October 15, 2014 by  
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After initially raising concern on the issue this summer, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is continuing to press the Nike footwear and apparel giant to remedy its promotion of a pre-Soccer World Cup animated video whose content has what critics call antisemitic overtones. Read more

Soccer tragics kick a goal against epilepsy

August 25, 2014 by  
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A slew of soccer stars, ex-Socceroos and other football legends will join forces with communal identities in a unique celebrity ‘fun-raiser’ to aid Epilepsy Action Australia. It’s the Sydney Celebrity Football Charity Challenge. Read more

Maccabiah: Five soccer teams for Israel

June 7, 2013 by  
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Australia will send five teams to compete in the highly anticipated football tournament at the 19th Maccabiah games in Israel next month. Read more

Soccer player turns to the Human Rights Commission

April 21, 2013 by  
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With less than ten minutes to go, South Port United, also known as Hapoel, were down 2-1 but the momentum of the game had turned in their favour…until things turned nasty. Read more