Tuesday September 1, 2015
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Beitar defies racist fans and signs two Muslim Chechen players

Beitar Jerusalem soccer club fans caused an uproar last week when they held racist signs protesting new recruits, resulting in censure for the club • Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat: "Violence and racism will not be tolerated."

Reuters, The Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff

"Beitar will always remain pure" reads one of the signs many considered to be racist.
Photo credit: Alan Schieber
Beitar Jerusalem's new recruits with coach Eli Cohen.
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