The embrace of the Palestinian cause by Morocco’s team and many Arab fans shows the gap between their governments’ appreciation of Israel and popular opinion.
Irving, West, the Black Israelites, the Nation of Islam and their ilk have no choice but to demonize the Jews, because Jewish endurance and legitimacy expose the fraud at the heart of their invented identity.
The Qataris have succeeded on at least one score—many regional leaders came specially to take part and get a closer look at the event.
Qatar’s censorship on behalf of its Iranian ally aligns with the sly, underhanded manner through which it used its wealth and influence for the purpose of bribing FIFA into awarding Doha the 2022 World Cup, an outcome that former FIFA President Sepp Blatter now belatedly admits was “a mistake.”
The fact that Jerusalem, not Tel Aviv, is Israel’s capital is the type of information a travel publication should know offhand.