Israel | Bnei Sakhnin, by cultivating football, hopes to harvest peace

Alon Raab has written previously for The Global Game on Futbol Palestina 2006 (22 Apr 05) and Ukrainian women’s football (2 Sept 05). He teaches at the University of California–Davis and is co-editor, with John Turnbull and Thom Satterlee, of The Global Game: Writers on Soccer (University of Nebraska Press, 2008).

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4 comments on this post.
  1. The Global Game | Cinema | In ‘Tiro libre,’ walls of separation and misunderstanding:

    [...] Golan Heights. For more on unified Arab-Israeli teams, see the recent documentaries Sons of Sakhnin United and We Too Have No Other Land (4:53). (© 2008 Football’s Hidden [...]

  2. Traditional Life:

    Soccer can be a good way to make friends, but if you look at how mad people get when watching soccer … then look out.

  3. Política no gramado « CARTEIRO SEM POETA:

    [...] dirigido pelo ex-correspondente da CNN em Israel, Jerrold Kessel, mostrou a luta do time para sobreviver. O nome do documentário é uma referência ao slogan sionista “Não temos outra terra [...]

  4. Peter:

    Wonderful reflection on what appears to be a powerful film. On a different kind of oppositional culture in Israel, see the rise of Hapoel Katamon Jerusalem:

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hapoel-Katamon-Jerusalem-FC/112061715473355

    http://www.jpost.com/Sports/Article.aspx?id=92150

    Peace out,

    pa

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