'Some people foolishly contend that it is just a football game. We see it as a great educational opportunity.' These are the opening words of a booklet specially prepared for Jewish schools and youth groups in the U.K. ahead of Saturday's Israel-England Euro 2008 qualifier.0 comments
Charlotte Halle has been editor of Haaretz English Edition since February 2008, and responsible for all Haaretz editorial content since 2011. She joined the newspaper in 1999 and held several editorial positions, including a lengthy stint as a reporter.
Born and raised in London, Halle worked as a youth and community worker with drug users, offenders and homeless young people in prisons and on the streets, before moving to Tel Aviv in 1999.
She has a Master's degree in Applied Anthropology from Goldsmiths, University of London and is married with three children.