Racism and Soccer, Then and Now

A panel discussion about 'Liga Terezin,' a documentary Jewish soccer players in Nazi ghettos, was quickly hijacked by the Beitar Jerusalem racism controversy.

Prof. Moshe Zimmerman, Avrum Burg, the Czech ambassador to Israel and Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Moshe Lugasi went to see a movie. No, this isn’t the beginning of a joke, but an event that actually took place Sunday evening, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, in the auditorium of the Palmach Museum in Ramat Aviv. The event: the premiere of the film “Liga Terezin.”