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  • A response to NYT article about racist Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    January 31, 2013 | 10:47 am

    Earlier today, I came across this article from the New York Times. It referred to last week's incident involving Beitar Yerushalaim soccer club fans, who raised a sign reading "Beitar will be pure forever", in protest of the decision to bring two Muslim players to the team.


  • Beitar Jerusalem soccer fans protest hiring of Muslim players

    January 28, 2013 | 2:37 pm

    Fans of the Beitar Jerusalem soccer club are protesting its decision to bring in two Muslim players.

    The players from the Chechen Terek Gorzny team will join Beitar Jerusalem in the coming in days.

    During a Premier League game last Friday against Bnei Yehuda at Teddy Stadium in...

  • L.A. pair buy troubled Israeli soccer team

    July 15, 2011 | 1:01 pm

    JERUSALEM—Fans of the struggling Beitar Jerusalem soccer team hope the club’s new owners, Dan Adler and Adam Levin from Los Angeles, and a group of private investors, will help it regain much of its former glory.

    Adler and Levin flew to London late this week to purchase the team...

  • New Beitar Jerusalem owner affiliated with dovish group

    July 14, 2011 | 5:57 pm

    A Jerusalem soccer team known for its right-wing fans was bought by an American who served on a dovish pro-Israel group’s board.

    Dan Adler bought the team along with businessman Adam Levin, Beitar Jerusalem announced Thursday.

    Adler, a Californian and the founder of a...