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Beitar Jerusalem: Never a dull moment!

February 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Beitar Jerusalem. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, you never quite know what you’re going to get. If you look at the club’s year in, year out performance it’s kind of a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde type of situation. One year it’s battling for the title and the next it could be fighting to stay [Read More]

Beitar Jerusalem: No more side shows

November 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Beitar Jerusalem is in third place, absolutely amazing. How did this team that was coming apart at the seams after a disastrous two leg Europa League qualifying series during the summer against Charleroi rebuild itself? Beitar whose owner Eli Tabib had said that he is getting rid of the club, not [Read More]

Friday Feature – Sadly an unforgettable evening in Belgium

July 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

This evening will go into UEFA’s history books. Normally, I would have been at the Belgian SuperCup Final tonight between Champions AA Gent with Israeli Rami Gershon, taking on Cup winners Club Bruges featuring Lior Refaelov. But instead I was drawn to see Beitar Jerusalem and I didn’t [Read More]

Two Captains, Barda & Kriaf

April 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Beitar Jerusalem 1-1 Hapoel Beer Sheva Beitar Jerusalem opened their match Sunday night with a fury as their new central defender, captain Ofir Kriaf scored in the 1st minute to give the home side a 1-0 lead. Playing in Petach Tikva at the Moshava Stadium due to a radius match punishment, Kriaf was [Read More]

Cheeky Backheel January 28, 2015

January 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Cheeky Backheel Podcast from January 28, 2015 Roy Jankelowitz, reporter for Israel Sport and the man behind the fantastic Facebook Page HaShishit B’Europa joined me on the Cheeky Backheel Podcast to talk Football Israel! The Sports Rabbi & Roy talk Beitar [Read More]

Cheeky Backheel Podcast December 3, 2013

December 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

Right click here to download The Cheeky Backheel Podcast from December 3, 2013 Guest Raanan Baranovsky of Walla! & Sport 1 & 2 joined me to talk about the firing of Beitar Jerusalem coach Eli Cohen by owner Eli Tabib and the turmoil that is surrounding the team. We also discuss Dror [Read More]