WATCH: Déjà Vu as Arab Judoka Refuses To Shake Israeli Judoka’s Hand

Israeli judoka competes against one from an Arab country.

Israeli judoka hands his Arab opponent’s ass back to him on a platter.

Israeli judoka goes to shake hands with Arab opponent.

Arab opponent refuses and walks away.

We saw it with Ori Sasson and his Egyptian opponent Islam El Shehaby last year, and we have just seen it again today with Tohar Butbul and Rashad Almashjari of the UAE.

This, of course, follows yesterday’s disgraceful events.

Enough is enough! The IJF needs to act and needs to act now.


David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media

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