In Qatar, the World Got a Rare Glimpse of Israel’s Existence Amidst a Sea of Hostility

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World Cup Showcases Qatari Hostility to Israel — A Festival of Hatred
Hussein Aboubakr Mansour
December 1, 2022

…Israeli broadcaster Raz Shechnick has some of the worst moments during this festival of hatred. In multiple segments, he was yelled at and threatened by fans. In one video, he even screamed, “we are from Ecuador,” to avoid further hostilities. On his Twitter feed, he wrote a long emotional thread about his shock at the experience, saying that he had always been a leftist from the peace camp, but this experience made him doubt what he thought he knew about the Middle East. But it wasn’t just the fans; local businesses also treated Israelis harshly. Another Israeli reporter wrote of one incident when one restaurant owner, after finding out he was Israeli, made the security escort him out of the establishment, took his phone, and deleted the pictures he took of the food. READ MORE

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1 Response to In Qatar, the World Got a Rare Glimpse of Israel’s Existence Amidst a Sea of Hostility

  1. Jeremy Golan says:

    You nailed it my man
    Shavua tov

    Liked by 1 person

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