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Israeli judoka allowed to wear country's name in Morocco

Or Sasson allowed to wear Israel’s insignia at Openweight World Championships in Marrakech, after discrimination in UAE.

Israeli judoka allowed to wear country's name in Morocco

Bronze medalist donates jacket to benefit disabled children

Olympic team jacket worn by judoka Ori Sasson auctioned off for $100,000 at a fundraiser for children with disabilities.

Bronze medalist donates jacket to benefit disabled children

Netanyahu to judokas: You are all champions

Prime Minister meets Olympic medal-winning judokas Ori Sasson and Yarden Gerbi and the entire Israeli Olympic judo team.

Netanyahu to judokas: You are all champions

Hundreds welcome Israeli medalists at the airport

More than 500 enthusiastic fans gather at the Ben Gurion Airport to welcome back Yarden Gerbi and Or Sasson.

Hundreds welcome Israeli medalists at the airport

'Removing Israel's flag is surrendering to terror'

MK Yoel Razvozov talks about his letter to the Olympic Committee demanding Israel be treated like all other countries at sporting events.

'Removing Israel's flag is surrendering to terror'

Israeli deserves gold medal for sportmanship

Israeli deserves gold medal for sportmanship

PM tells Sasson: 'You showed Israel's true face'

Netanyahu calls judoka, compliments him on win, and his attempt to shake Egyptian's hand.

PM tells Sasson: 'You showed Israel's true face'

'Proud for the entire Nation of Israel'

Or Sasson, the second Israeli judoka to win a bronze medal in Rio, says: 'I want to dedicate this medal to the entire People of Israel'

'Proud for the entire Nation of Israel'

Or Sasson wins bronze medal in judo

Hours after his Egyptian rival refused to shake his hand, Israeli judoka Or Sasson wins bronze medal in a consolation round.

Second medal for Israel: Or Sasson wins bronze in judo

Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli's hand

Israeli judoka Or Sasson makes semifinals at Rio Olympics, but not before his Egyptian rival is booed for refusing to shake Sasson's hand.

Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli rival's handplayer

Israeli judoka wins medal 'in honor of Passover'

Or Sasson takes silver at European Championships, paving his road to Olympics; 'I'm happy I caused joy for the nation of Israel.'

Israeli judoka wins medal 'in honor of Passover'

Watch: Israeli judoka seizes gold medal glory

Or Sasson shines in Judo Grand Prix, toppling one opponent after another on his road to the gold.

Watch: Israeli judoka seizes gold medal gloryplayer