Last week, Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team beat Real Madrid in the Euroleague final.
In basketball-crazy Israel, a third of the country watched the game.
And thousands showed up in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, to celebrate.
There, the team got hugs and kisses from PM Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres.
Meanwhile, back in Spain, Real Madrid fans took to Twitter, with a hashtag (translated as #F…ingJews) to express their outrage over the defeat, hoping the Israeli team takes a shower after the game…in a gas chamber, and other vicious comments. (Haaretz: Spanish basketball fans resort to anti-Semitic tweets after defeat)
Jonathan S.Tobin, writing in Commentary: Spain, Basketball, and Jew Hatred makes this observation: