Losing Latin America to the Palestinian Cause

On Tuesday, January 7, 2014, the Washington Times reported that a scandal has arisen in Chile.  It seems that the Palestino Soccer Team has now decided to wear jerseys which show a map of Palestine that erases Israel from the map. [The Palestinian Soccer Club] of Chile released its new jersey that includes the number "1" in the shape of Israel and the Palestinian territories, implying all of the land is Palestinian ... Washington Times As I write this, hour by hour, more Jewish sites are picking up the story and declaring outrage. The Palestino Soccer club, started by Christian Palestinian immigrants to Chile in 1920, has always be notorious for having fans that are politically hostile to Israel. The fans wear keffiyahs, and shout Intifada as their slogan.  This action by team management has given the hostility an imprimatur and taken it to a new level. This is not merely the manifestation of some disgruntled sports team with leftist tendencies.  There is an...(Read Full Article)