Commentary: Soccer and Society Bigotry - Israeli Style

program date: 
Mon, 02/18/2013

Alan Wieder analyzes racism and crypto-apartheid in Israeli soccer as symptomatic of racism in Israeli society directed against Arabs. He takes as his starting point AC Milan player Kevin-Prince Boateng recent gesture of disgust with Israeli fan's racist chants, reverberations of solidarity by Jerusalem and regional leaders, and goes on to consider the racist history of Israeli Soccer. He also raises the question of Israel's intensifying ethnocentrism.

  • Genre: Other
  • Length: 8:12 minutes (7.5 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)


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