627999056Shlomi Barzel, head of the public relations department of the Israeli soccer association, sent out a notice on Tuesday to all of the league teams warning them that using outside flags of any type is forbidden, such as the “gay pride” rainbow flag.

The decision was made following the petition of Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir, who complained that the Jerusalem soccer club Hapoel Katamon had replaced its corner flags in a recent match this week with gay pride flags.

“I’m satisfied with the decision and hope that the Hapoel Katamon club will internalize that the corner flag can’t be replaced with the flags of the ‘Open House’ people,” Ben-Gvir said in response to the decision, referring to the Jerusalem gay activist center of that name. READ FULL