Board President condemns sickening remark by BBC pundit about terrorist attacks in Israel

Board of Deputies President Marie van der Zyl said: “Abdel Bari Atwan’s description of a terrorist murder as ‘the beginning of a very different Palestinian World Cup’ was sickening. Equating murderous terrorists acts with a football tournament should in itself be grounds for disqualification as a BBC contributor.”

Read the full story on The Jewish Chronicle website.


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