Raphael Gellar

Palestinian Hunger Strike

The Palestinian prison hunger strike hints at a leadership power struggle

Raphael Gellar

Israel warns it will destroy Syria's air defense if they dare to attack Israeli jets again

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Israel's Tense Trip to Bosnia

The Israeli national soccer team traveled to play in a country with a large muslim population for the first time in more than a decade. Predictably, security was a major issue.
Raphael Gellar

La Familia, the Hate Group that Influences One of Israel's Top Soccer Teams

Beitar Jerusalem is one of Israel's best soccer teams and their biggest fan group's anti-Muslim and anti-Arab stance is becoming part of the team's identity.
Raphael Gellar
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Palestine, the IRA, and a Soccer Team's Solidarity

Scotland's most successful soccer club has a long history of supporting Palestine. The roots of that solidarity go back to the nation's defining struggle.
Raphael Gellar

The Dilemma of the Israeli Soccer Player In Europe

A wave of anti-semitic terrorism in Europe has forced Israeli soccer players to reconsider their future playing in some of Europe's top leagues.
Raphael Gellar

Will Israel Ruin a Golden Generation of Israeli-Arab Soccer Stars?

A wave of Israeli-Arab soccer players has the makings of a golden generation, but will Israel allow them to reach their potential?
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict is Playing out on the Pitch

Israel's only soccer team based in an Israeli-Arab city will play host to Beitar Jerusalem, and its far right ultras "La Familia" on Sunday.
Raphael Gellar