Euro 2012

Labour MP: Cameron should back Munich silence as Euros marked Holocaust

By Jennifer Lipman, July 6, 2012

A former Labour minister has written to the Prime Minister calling for him to back a minute's silence at the London Olympics in memory of the 11 Israeli athletes murdered in Munich 40 years ago.

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Ukraine cleans up its act for Euro 2012 but not for its poor

By Ekaterina Mitiaev, June 14, 2012

Fifteen year old Ukrainian twins Sergei and Dmitry Goraschenko have always dreamed of being professional footballers. They spend every spare minute playing impromptu games with their friends, so the arrival of some of the world's best players on their doorstep should be cause for celebration.

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Why no Auschwitz visit for French Euro 2012 team, Jewish leader asks

By Jennifer Lipman, June 13, 2012

The leader of the French Jewish umbrella organisation has expressed surprise that his country's football team did not visit Auschwitz ahead of the Euro 2012 tournament in Poland.

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Wenger, Booting out Poverty and Euro 2012

By Jennifer Lipman, June 11, 2012

A tongue-in-cheek "Arsene Wenger" helps launch World Jewish Relief's "Boot Out Poverty" campaign, to coinicide with Euro 2012 in the Ukraine and Poland.

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Campaign to make Euro 2012 chance to remember the Holocaust in Poland and the Ukraine

By Josh Jackman, June 11, 2012

A group of Israeli students have set up a social media campaign, using the current European Championships in Poland and Ukraine as a basis for commemorating the Holocaust in the two host countries.

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Euro 2012 fans: Come and see Poland's Jewish revival an hour from Auschwitz

By Jennifer Lipman, June 8, 2012

Jewish football fans should not let media scaremongering about antisemitism in Poland put them off visiting and seeing for themselves the country's Jewish revival.

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Euro 2012 fans told, come and see Poland's Jewish revival, an hour from Auschwitz

By Jennifer Lipman, June 8, 2012

Jewish football fans should not let media scaremongering about antisemitism in Poland put them off visiting and seeing for themselves the country's Jewish revival.

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'Dress like an Orthodox Jew' restaurant in Euro 2012 city Lviv, Ukraine

By Jennifer Lipman, June 8, 2012

Tourists in town for Euro 2012 have been urged to avoid a restaurant in the Ukraine that invites customers to dress up as and mimic Orthodox Jews.

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Football's wandering tribe

By Simon Round, June 7, 2012

Following England in Euro 2012 promises to be a very Jewish experience. England, who play France in their opening match on Monday, will be based in Krakow, a town that is resonant with Jewish memories, but it goes much deeper than that.

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Bernstein: now it's all systems go

By Danny Caro, May 3, 2012

EXCLUSIVE: David Bernstein says that England will go into the Euro 2012 Championship finals with high expectations.

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