The Yid Army Goes To War: When Does Chanting A Soccer Team’s Nickname Become A Crime?

Is Tottenham Hotspur’s nickname — the Yids — an anti-Semitic slur that should get its fans arrested, a misunderstood tradition, or a rousing cry for Jewish pride? Whatever the answer, it has become a flashpoint for discussion of free speech, civility, and the public image of an increasingly lucrative sport.

BuzzFeed, April 24, 2014

3 Responses to The Yid Army Goes To War: When Does Chanting A Soccer Team’s Nickname Become A Crime?

  1. Same Dave Peisner from Camp Greylock? Great read on the Yid Army? Thanks, Jeff

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