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Netanyahu couple fulfills dream

Netanyahu couple fulfills dream

Prime Minister and wife surprise two children and invite them to join them at World Cup semi-finals tonight in Moscow, Russia.Mordechai Sones, 11/07/2018 12:46
Netanyahu to attend World Cup final?

Netanyahu to attend World Cup final?

Vladimir Putin reportedly invites Israeli PM to attend soccer World Cup final in Moscow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2018 18:02
British soccer fans thrown out of Russia after Nazi salute

British soccer fans thrown out of Russia after Nazi salute

Soccer fan receives 5-year ban on attending games after singing anti-Semitic songs, performing Nazi salute.Nissan Tzur, 25/06/2018 08:44
Israeli soccer fans harassed at World Cup in Moscow

Israeli soccer fans harassed at World Cup in Moscow

Hecklers chase, curse, Israelis at World Cup matches in Russia.JTA, 23/06/2018 23:23
Billionaire helps brings ill Israeli kids to World Cup

Billionaire helps brings ill Israeli kids to World Cup

Russian Jewish billionaire Roman Abramovich donates large sum to help bring children with serious illnesses to see soccer World Cup.JTA, 21/06/2018 22:05
Watch: Moroccan fans enraged by Israeli flag

Watch: Moroccan fans enraged by Israeli flag

World Cup: After Morocco booted from tournament with loss to Portugal, its fans try to tear Israeli flag waved by Israeli fans.Nitzan Keidar, 20/06/2018 21:46
Why Israel-lovers should care about the World Cup

Why Israel-lovers should care about the World Cup

Josh Halickman, thinks that even though Israel has not made the tournament since 1970, people who love the Jewish state should be watching.The Land Of Israel Network, 19/06/2018 21:29
FIFA asked to ban anti-Israel Iranian soccer player

FIFA asked to ban anti-Israel Iranian soccer player

Soccer fans file complaint FIFA against Iranian forward who reposted Khamenei's anti-Israel tweet.Elad Benari, 19/06/2018 05:37
World Cup reaches zoo

World Cup reaches zoo

Caretakers at Ramat Gan Safari perform special activity for lions with soccer ball, leading to fascinating results.Mordechai Sones, 18/06/2018 19:22
How geopolitics keeps Israel out of World Cup contention

How geopolitics keeps Israel out of World Cup contention

Israel's expulsion from soccer league hosting most Middle East nations hamper country's ability to progress towards World Cup.Charles Dunst, JTA, 15/06/2018 07:28
Russia: Avoid attacks during World Cup

Russia: Avoid attacks during World Cup

Russia informs countries involved in Syria fighting, including Israel, it expects 'low profile' maintained during tournament.Mordechai Sones, 14/06/2018 13:11
'Why should murderers in prison watch the World Cup?'

'Why should murderers in prison watch the World Cup?'

Father of terror victim says IPS may decide to ignore Internal Security Minister's directive to stop Hamas members from watching World Cup.Benny Toker, 28/05/2018 17:16
'Hamas terrorists won't be watching the World Cup'

'Hamas terrorists won't be watching the World Cup'

Internal Security Minister instructs prison service to block soccer World Cup from TV watched by Hamas prisoners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2018 21:45
Buenos Aires presents exhibit on soccer during the Holocaust

Buenos Aires presents exhibit on soccer during the Holocaust

An exhibit on soccer during the Holocaust is on display at one of Buenos Aires' biggest stadiums.JTA, 31/03/2018 21:03
Israel to provide free broadcast of World Cup to Arab states

Israel to provide free broadcast of World Cup to Arab states

Israeli national broadcaster to provide free Arabic coverage across Middle East of world's largest sporting event.Gary Willig, 14/03/2018 18:36
ISIS threatens World Cup finals

ISIS threatens World Cup finals

Terror group uses chilling image of Barcelona star Lionel Messi crying blood to threaten biggest soccer event in the world.Gary Willig, 24/10/2017 21:46
Police: World cup stadium invader did not carry knife

Police: World cup stadium invader did not carry knife

Israeli media reported 1 of the 6 fans who entered the field in Israel-Spain qualifying match and rand towards Spanish player had a knife.AFP, 10/10/2017 17:03
Israeli rowing team wins World Cup bronze

Israeli rowing team wins World Cup bronze

Israel's paralympic coxed quad comes 3rd in the World Cup.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2017 14:58
World Cup qualifier: ISIS planned attack on Israeli team

World Cup qualifier: ISIS planned attack on Israeli team

After ISIS planned attack, Albanian soccer turns to FIFA with a request to change the location of Albania’s upcoming match against Israel.Neri Weiss, 08/11/2016 17:50
FIFA Reiterates Qatar Will Host World Cup

FIFA Reiterates Qatar Will Host World Cup

Despite a report indicating corruption, FIFA’s president says it would take "an earthquake" for Qatar not to host the 2022 World Cup.Ben Ariel, Canada, 19/12/2014 21:56
Did FIFA Cancel Qatar's Hosting of 2022 Games?

Did FIFA Cancel Qatar's Hosting of 2022 Games?

German newspaper quotes FIFA president as saying that Qatar won't host 2022 World Cup, but FIFA denies the report.Ben Ariel, 11/11/2014 05:14
FIFA World Cup May Move from Qatar

FIFA World Cup May Move from Qatar

FIFA executive says 2022 World Cup may be moved to colder climates, as pressure over Qatar's 'terror money' mounts.Tova Dvorin, 22/09/2014 18:45
MK: Hopeful World Cup Won't Be in Qatar

MK: Hopeful World Cup Won't Be in Qatar

More officials from around the world want to move the World Cup games from Hamas sponsor Qatar.Moshe Cohen, 21/09/2014 22:07
ISIS Calls on World Cup Star Messi to 'Join Jihad'

ISIS Calls on World Cup Star Messi to 'Join Jihad'

Sunni Islamists in Iraq praise Argentina's Lionel Messi for beating Iran in dramatic World Cup goal, invite to 'join the jihadist call.'Ari Yashar, 25/06/2014 11:20
Neo-Nazi Infiltrates World Cup, FIFA Does Nothing

Neo-Nazi Infiltrates World Cup, FIFA Does Nothing

Report: Eyewitnesses say neo-Nazi displaying anti-Semitic insignia at Germany-Ghana game stopped by infielder, not security.Tova Dvorin, 22/06/2014 09:30
Iranians at World Cup Show Love for Israel

Iranians at World Cup Show Love for Israel

Video: Iranians interviewed by Israel's Channel 2 expressed opinions very different from their leadership.Arutz Sheva, 21/06/2014 22:20
Lebanese Football Fans Watch World Cup in Hebrew

Lebanese Football Fans Watch World Cup in Hebrew

Sometimes, fanaticism can bring people closer... for a while at least.Ari Soffer, 19/06/2014 17:30
Israeli Drone Helps Nab Brazilian Drug Kingpin

Israeli Drone Helps Nab Brazilian Drug Kingpin

Israel's booming defense sales to Brazil helping the country crack down on violent crime in the run-up to World Cup.Ari Soffer, 12/06/2014 11:53
Nike's World Cup Video Slammed as Anti-Semitic

Nike's World Cup Video Slammed as Anti-Semitic

World Zionist Federation demands explanations over cartoon in which the symbol of evil looks like a Star of David.Gil Ronen, 11/06/2014 11:17
Jerusalem Studio Video Explains World Cup Fever

Jerusalem Studio Video Explains World Cup Fever

The World Cup is upon us, starting Thursday. Rogatka's short animated video explains all you need to know.Ari Yashar, 11/06/2014 08:39
The Jewish Connection to the World Cup

The Jewish Connection to the World Cup

A Jewish couple will connect Jews to Jewish culture at 2014 World Cup in Brazil; Israeli security company will guard it.Ari Yashar, 29/05/2014 23:02
Shrinking Socks Irk Iranian Soccer Players

Shrinking Socks Irk Iranian Soccer Players

Members of Iran's World Cup team complain that they have been supplied with faulty equipment.Elad Benari, 14/05/2014 06:14
Israeli Drones Will Guard Brazil World Cup

Israeli Drones Will Guard Brazil World Cup

Brazilian Air Force contract given to Elbit's Hermes 900 drone to guard 2014 FIFA World Cup Games.Ari Yashar, 26/03/2014 15:40
Soccer Team Leaves Star Israeli Player Behind

Soccer Team Leaves Star Israeli Player Behind

Star Israeli-national soccer player Dan Mori banned from Abu Dhabi due to nationality. Dutch politician slams 'cowardly' decision.Tova Dvorin, 06/01/2014 17:14
British PM Backs Jerusalem as English Anthem

British PM Backs Jerusalem as English Anthem

England launched a campaign to adopt a separate anthem for its team during 2014 World Cup; David Cameron backs 'Jerusalem.'Rachel Hirshfeld , 16/07/2012 08:50
Chabad Rabbis 'Win' World Cup

Chabad Rabbis 'Win' World Cup

Chabad of Cape Town has found a creative way to promote the movement's win-win goals. INN TV brings you the 'Chabad Rabbis Win World Cup' video.Hana Levi Julian and Yoni Kempinski, 08/07/2010 11:06
Iran’s View of World Cup Results

Iran’s View of World Cup Results

Iran explains the US, Britain and France lost in the World Cup because they backed sanctions but did not mention why Iran failed to enter it.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 05/07/2010 23:46
Opinion: Palestine and Reality

Opinion: Palestine and Reality

The FIFA soccer league really embarks on a voyage of pure fantasy when declaring Palestine’s currency to be the Palestinian pound.David Singer, 24/06/2010 18:17
Mad About Soccer in Israel

Mad About Soccer in Israel

Why are Israelis nuts about soccer, when they should be focusing on existensial threats or at least thinking about how to become a genuine Light Unto the Nations?Eli Stutz, 13/06/2010 12:08