Over 10,000 religious Jews from Israel and around the world expected to arrive in Doha

Qatar will not allow any cooked kosher food and public Jewish prayers during the FIFA World Cup which kicked off on Sunday in Doha, forcing religious fans to cancel their trips. 

Sources within Jewish organizations told Hebrew media that the Gulf state failed to deliver on its promise to allow Jewish prayer services during the first World Cup held in the Middle East. The Arab country had previously said that it could not guarantee the holding of prayers, before banning them completely.

“We were promised to be allowed to create prayer spaces so that religious Jews who came to see the matches could have a place of worship,” an unnamed representative of a Jewish organization told The Jerusalem Post.... Read More: i24