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  • Refusal to play on Yom Kippur costs Israeli Davis Cup team

    August 12, 2013 | 10:44 am

    The Israel Tennis Association will have to pay more than $13,000 for refusing to play a Davis Cup match on Yom Kippur.

    The Israeli national tennis team had been scheduled to face Belgium in Antwerp on Sept. 14, which is Yom Kippur, in the international tournament.

    The Belgian...

  • Has Anyone in Israel Asked Why the Swedes Hate Us?

    March 17, 2009 | 7:26 pm

    Was it a coincidence? The day after Israel’s Davis Cup tennis match in Sweden, played in a practically empty arena this week, a brief item appeared on the Haaretz Web site: Historians have discovered that Sweden, former tennis superpower, aided the Nazi war machine by extending...