Gulf State Censors Out Israel at Int’l Sports Event; Israeli Gold Medalist Mouths Words of His National Anthem

October 27, 2017 | 1:01 AM EDT

Israelis competing in an international judo competition in the United Arab Emirates on Thursday were not able to do so under their flag. At a medal ceremony, Israeli gold medal winner Tal Flicker silently mouthed the words of his national anthem as the organizers played a federation tune.

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