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FIFA suspends Palestinian soccer head for inciting hatred and violence
Jibril Rajoub, the president of the Palestinian Football Association, has been given a one-year suspension for inciting hatred and violence against Argentinian soccer superstar Lionel Messi.
Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Gustavo D. Perednik
Cry for us, Argentina . . .
Now that the Latin American nation has canceled its national soccer team’s friendly against Israel, it’s time to launch a counter-attack on the BDS movement.
Argentina cancels ‘friendly’ soccer match with Israel after death threats to player
“With all due respect to [Lionel] Messi, if the match is canceled because it was supposed to take place in Jerusalem, I wish him and Argentina the best of luck,” said Israel national football team coach Alon Hazan. “As an Israeli and a Jew, Jerusalem is far more important to me than Messi and Argentina.”
Palestinians urged to burn Messi shirts, souvenirs if soccer star plays Israel
Palestinian fans of Argentinian Lionel Messi have been encouraged to burn replicas of his team jersey and pictures if he goes through with playing in a friendly match against Israel in Jerusalem next weekend.
Gaza riots won’t prevent Messi’s Argentinian soccer team from playing in Israel
The possible nixing of a friendly soccer match between the Israeli national team, led by Tel Ben Haim, and the Argentinian national team, headed by Lionel Messi, has been averted.
Netanyahu’s bitcoin forecast puts Israel at center of financial technology revolution
As digital currencies like bitcoin make historic gains and as the “start-up nation” of Israel emerges as a key player in the blockchain field, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has become one of the first world leaders to weigh in on the cryptocurrency phenomenon, placing the country at the center of the global financial technology revolution.