Skip to comments.Maccabi Tel Aviv Victory Sparks Torrent of Anti-Semitic Abuse 17,500 anti-Semitic tweets in one day
Posted on 05/20/2014 10:44:00 PM PDT by idov
Twitter users in Spain posted 17,500 messages of anti-Semitic abuse after Israeli basketball team Maccabi Tel Aviv beat Real Madrid on Sunday to win the Euroleague Championship, Jewish associations said Tuesday.
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They drew CSKA Moscow in the semi-final, trailed the entire game by up to 15 points in the third period, but somehow pulled within one with 13 seconds to go. The Russians came down court, one passed to another who dropped the ball. Tyrese Rice, an American out of Boston College, the backup point guard, scooped it up, finished, and Maccabi won by one point.
Next up was Real Madrid led by a first-round draft choice of the Chicago Bulls at centre, the Euroleague MVP, and a young four-year NBA vet who was on the all-rookie team there his first year. Maccabi was led by a guy who was signed to be third string centre but played most of the games after the the team lost its main centre to injury in mid-season, with the second guy known as Baby Shack only playing limited minutes beccause he always fouls out early. All the rest were no-name journeymen. Playing great defence they stuck with Real Madrid and the game ended in a tie. At that point Rice went nuts and scored 14 points out of his 26, most of the rest coming in the fourth quarter, and Maccabi won the championship in a breeze, its six all-time Rice was named tournament MVP.
How did they react in Spain to the loss to the Israelis? -- 17,500 anti-Semitic Twitter posts. Just goes to show the Spaniards are no different today from their ancestors who expelled the Jews in 1492.
I like Spain, I have been there, but they definitely have “issues.” They also make racist taunts at black players.
17,500 tweets, out of a population of 47 million. That "just goes to show" that all "the Spaniards" guilty of antisemitism?
Anyway, the gist of the article is that a Jewish group has filed a legal complaint over the tweets.
Thought Police monitoring Twitter?
But they love Muslims for some bizarre reason.
Here is their first family with a visit from the wookie first family. The picture says it all.
Islam controlled (conquered and ruled 711-1492) much of Spain and much of modern Spain’s culture and history is rooted in Islamic culture.
They hated the Muslims and then hated the Jews so nothing new here folks. Islam is retaking Spain all over again but by populating the country with Muslims and then making demands on the Christian (soon to be) minority.
The important thing is that the very tiny Jewish State defeated them on the court. Israel just got a modest payback for the Inquisition and expulsion of Jews from Spain.
Why does the Addams Family come to mind when I see thing pic?
Franco saved 200,000 Jews during WWII.
Laughed out loud at that!!! So true!!