Israel playing nuanced game in Syria

By Anshel Pfeffer, April 30, 2015

for the past four years, report after report has emerged attributing air strikes on Syrian military targets to Israel. The Israeli government has not acknowledged a single one - not even when the remnants of bombs with labels in Hebrew were found on the scene. However, Israeli officials have developed a way of taking indirect responsibility that - theoretically - serves the country's interests.


Street stalls continue to sell 'Yid' merchandise at Arsenal stadium

By Sandy Rashty, February 20, 2014

Street vendors have continued to sell “yid” merchandise outside the Emirates Stadium, despite the threat of action by Islington Council.

Badges that read “Keep Calm, Hate the Yids!” were spotted ahead of the FA Cup tie between Arsenal and Liverpool on Sunday.

A Jewish Arsenal fan, who did not want to be identified, reported the ongoing sale to police on standby.


Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger due at Jewish football exhibition opening

By Charlotte Oliver, September 25, 2013

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will attend the opening of an exhibition on British Jews and football next month.

The exhibition, called Four Four Jew: Football, Fans and Faith will run at the Jewish Museum London from October 10.


Arsenal confirms no restriction on Israel in Emirates deal

By Marcus Dysch, July 19, 2013

Arsenal Football Club has confirmed that its sponsorship deal with the Emirates airline does not contain a clause which would discriminate against Israel.

Emirates has exclusive naming rights to the Premier League club’s stadium in north London.


Footballers back Israel boycott call for 2013 tournament

By Jennifer Lipman, December 1, 2012

Premier League stars are among those who have backed a call for Israel to be barred from hosting next summer’s European under-21 football championship.

Arsenal player Abou Diaby, along with Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, offered his name in support of the demand for Israel to be stripped of its hosting duties.


JC competition: Win Arsenal tickets

October 22, 2012

As part of the Arsenal for Everyone initiative celebrating diversity, the club is offering JC readers the chance to win a pair of tickets for Wednesday's Champions League tie with Schalke.

To enter, answer the following question: Name Arsenal's summer signing from Montpellier?


Arsenal's Frimpong charged over 'scum yid' jibe

By Jamie Michaels, July 24, 2012

Arsenal footballer Emmanuel Frimpong, 20, has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association for comments he made over Twitter. The l midfielder labelled a rival fan a "scum yid" in response to a comment aimed at the Ghanaian in which the fan told Frimpong he "prayed" the player would break his arms and legs.


Arsenal star targets return Yavneh fixture

May 3, 2012

Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong made good on his promise to Yavneh College pupils to publicise their Pennies With Purpose venture in memory of Holocaust victims.

Within 30 minutes of his visit to the Borehamwood school with fellow Gunner Marouane Chamakh to promote Arsenal's gap year programme, Frimpong had told his Twitter followers about the project, which has a £60,000 target for Shoah