Israeli, Palestinian boys‘ soccer tournament exposes reality of Jerusalem life

23.12.2011                      27.Kislev. 5772                       Channuka 3

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Israeli, Palestinian boys' soccer tournament exposes reality of Jerusalem life

When all else fails, the frustrated boys are left to play table soccer at the community center.

The boys from Kafr Aqab always arrive late to Jerusalem's neighborhood soccer tournament. But it isn't their fault. Their Jerusalem neighborhood is on the other side of the separation fence, so their arrival depends on the mood of the guards at the Qalandiyah checkpoint.
Tournament director Liron Jarassi doesn't get upset. "We take their delay into account," he explained….