(Photo: AFP / Menahem Kahana) 

(Photo: AFP / Menahem Kahana) 

By Michael Blum - April 9, 2018

Originally appeared here in the Times of Israel

AFP — For one Jerusalem football club, the goal of tolerance in a city often in the grip of conflict is still worth a shot.

More than a decade after its formation, Jerusalem’s Hapoel Katamon football club is making a name for itself on the field but also for its approach and youth programs to bring together Israelis and Palestinians.

It is a fan-owned league club and has pursued programs such as tournaments for Jewish and Arab youth with the help of philanthropic organizations. Read More