“@GasAllJewss This is home. Welcome to the squad,” Adidas tweeted, along with an image of a jersey with the name on the back and a link to buy it.
The gunman who killed 20 children and six adults at a Connecticut elementary school fired 154 rounds in less than 5 minutes, selecting high capacity magazines from a home arsenal stocked with swords, knives and a cache of guns, officials said.
London’s Arsenal have agreed to sell their captain Robin van Persie to Manchester United for a fee believed to be in the region of USD 37m. The 29-year-old Dutch striker was voted the league’s best player last season after he scored 37 goals helping the London club to secure Champion’s League qualification. At Old Trafford Van Persie will link up with 70-year-old manager Alex Ferguson as Manchester United try to take the title back from their hometown rivals Manchester City who triumphed last year with the financial backing of the Abu Dhabi royal family. Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea will also be in the mix to win the championship this year with the club still on a high after winning Europe’s Champion’s League last year. The action in the world’s most competitive football league kicks off this weekend and will last right through until next May.
As intense fighting continues between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces and rebels many in Israel are worried about what might happen to the regime’s stockpile of chemical weapons, should the regime fall. Israelis are taking no chances with their safety and have been lining up in droves to collect gas masks to protect themselves against an attack in the event that Syrian chemical weapons fall into the hands of Islamist militants like Hezbollah.. Israeli citizen Maya Knobler: “There is smell of a war, of a chemical war, in the air. So it was just the perfect time to come and to take the mask.” Israeli citizen Arie Zimet: “Watch a little bit over the borders and you will see what is going on there. The stability definitely is not the same as it was before. So what happens in the future I don’t know, that is why you have to be ready always.” Israeli citizen Shoshana Goldbaum: “We are aware that the area is a volatile area, and that we should take precautions that the government offers, so it is to our advantage to upgrade (our gas masks) since ours are quite out of date by now.” These Israelis are some of the 4 million citizens that have already collected their masks, but under the current program the entire population won’t be protected until the end of January next year. Israel’s military chief Benny Gantz has reassured Israelis, saying the Syrian government is still in control of its chemical weapons but many analysts believe Assad’s arsenal is substantial and …
Soccer fans borrowed the term ?Jew goal? to apply to an easy score. Philologos says the term is an anti-Semitic insult, but teams may be happy to have plenty of ?em.
The Jewish Chronicle in the UK reports that an Arsenal football (that’s soccer to us Americans) team fan website is kicking up an anti-Semitic controversy. The fan forum, called We Are The Herd, is posting Stars of David next to the names of site members who have paid the least in the ways of membership dues and donations.