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  5/19/2014, Iyar 19, 5774

Maccabi Tel Aviv Congratulated over Championship


Israeli politicians had plenty of good things to say on Sunday night to the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team, after they defeated Real Madrid to take the Euroleague championship.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu phoned Maccabi coach David Blatt and told him, “You did it big time. You kept us on the map. Israelis are lighting bonfires today, but you lit up the court in Milan and we are proud of you.”