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        1/10/2014, Shevat 9, 5774

      ADL Urges FIFA Action Over Chilean Team's Jersey

      The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is urging FIFA to hold the Chilean El Palestino Club soccer team accountable for violating FIFA regulations by wearing shirts that include the number “1″ as the shape of Israel, thus implying that all the land is “Palestinian territory”.

      The team’s use of these jerseys ignited a war of words between Chile’s Jewish and Palestinian Arab communities this week.