Tag Archives: Judo

Good News Friday

In this week’s Good News Friday post I want to focus on the different ways that Arabs relate with Israel. This week the Israeli judoka Sagi Muki won the gold medal at the Judo World Championship in Tokyo (h/t Reality): … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After the terrible events of last week we are in need of a Good News Friday post more than ever. Let’s start with some great news from the Arab Emirates of all places. Israelis have become used to being banned … Continue reading

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Bad sporting behaviour by the Arabs at the International Judo competition in Abu Dhabi

Last week (while I was otherwise occupied) the International Judo Federation (IJF) held its annual competition in Abu Dhabi. The behaviour of the Arab hosts as well as other Arab teams was absolutely disgraceful and should have been enough to … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – 3 days early

Since this coming Friday will be the second day of Rosh Hashana when I will still be offline, I decided to post this week’s Good News Friday installment today, as this is the last working day of this week for … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time for the latest installment of my Good News Friday series, so here we go! The first item is from the sports arena where we learn that Israeli judokas won five medals in European competitions last week: Israeli judokas … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Once more a Good News Friday post appears after some tragic news.  But just as the celebrations of Independence Day directly follow on from the solemnity of Memorial Day, so Israelis feel the necessity in general to recover quickly from … Continue reading

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