“A partnership in the challenges facing us”- Apartheid and South African-Israeli rugby relations, c. 1948- 1989

@article{Rugby2021API,
  title={“A partnership in the challenges facing us”- Apartheid and South African-Israeli rugby relations, c. 1948- 1989},
  author={AFRICAN-ISRAELI Rugby and Hendrik Snyders},
  journal={Journal for Contemporary History},
  year={2021}
}
By all accounts, South Africans played a critical role in the establishment and development of rugby in Israel from the 1950s onwards. According to the available evidence, a formal relationship between the South African Rugby Football Board and the Israel Rugby Football Union was only concluded 20 years later. Because of this friendship, various reciprocal exchange tours involving both university and provincial rugby union teams and the Israeli national team took place. In addition, between… 
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Playing with the Boycott: Israel-South Africa Sports Ties in the Apartheid Era*

  • I. Dubinsky
  • Sociology
    The International Journal of the History of Sport
  • 2022
Abstract Alongside the successes of the international sports boycott against apartheid South Africa (1948-1994), numerous countries circumvented it, including Israel. An examination of the reasons

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