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World Cup Soccer: Another Thing the Haredi Media Can’t Find Pleasure In

The World Cup is a time for soccer fans, and people who pretend to be soccer fans, to watch the most popular game on Earth, played on it’s biggest stage.  The only people who don’t care?  The fun loving haredi … Read More

By / June 23, 2010

The World Cup is a time for soccer fans, and people who pretend to be soccer fans, to watch the most popular game on Earth, played on it’s biggest stage.  The only people who don’t care?  The fun loving haredi media of Israel.

According to YNet

Rabbi Moshe Grylak, editor-in-chief of the Jerusalem-based haredi newspaper Mispacha, told Ynet that the World Cup will not be mentioned in his newspaper, except, perhaps, in opinion pieces criticizing the tournament and the waste of time they embody.

 

This is proof once again that nobody knows how to party quite like the haredi media of Israel.