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Soccer fans with anti-Semitic history charged for vulgar chant

By Jared Beinart Staff writer @Jared_Beinart A group of fans of Chelsea Football Club (F.C.) were filmed singing an anti-Semitic chant before the team’s The Football Association Challenge Cup semi-final match in London against Tottenham Hotspur F.C. on April 22. The group of Chelsea supporters gathered at the Green Man Pub near Wembley ...

Israeli national team tries for 2018 FIFA World Cup after almost half century drought

By Nicole Reisinger For the Mitzpeh @nareising The Israeli national football team is in the midst of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. It’s a formidable task, considering the team has not qualified for the tournament in almost half a century. Elisha Levy, the head coach who replaced Eli Guttman last April, has the responsibi...

Israel suspends two national soccer players for trash-talking head coach

Abigail Bentz For the Mitzpeh @abigailkbentz Israel’s national soccer team will be missing two of its players after they verbally criticized head coach Elisha Levy. Goalkeeper Ariel Harush, 28, is from a local Israeli team, Hapoel Tel Aviv, and joined the national team in July, 2015. Harush and striker Tomer Hemed, 29, who plays for Brighton ...

UMD soccer player stays close to Jewish roots

By Ben Weiner For the Mitzpeh @mrhockey929 Having a strong work ethic makes balancing academics, sports and Jewish studies all possible for Maryland Men’s Soccer defender Aaron Franco. “Both on and off the field he gives nothing but the best,” said Michael Heitzmann, a freshman finance major,  teammate and best friend of Franco. ...