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.
3 thoughts on “The Yid Army Goes To War: When Does Chanting A Soccer Team’s Nickname Become A Crime?”
Same Dave Peisner from Camp Greylock? Great read on the Yid Army? Thanks, Jeff
I did not intend the second “?”.
It was in fact a great read.
Same one indeed, though it’s been a long time since I’ve been back. Thanks for the kind words. Hope you’re doing well.