Teddy Stadium

Location of the stadium, which was built in 1990, in the context of a 1940s map of the historical village of Maliha (today known as Malha). The stadium is referred to by Israeli Arabs as "Maliha stadium", and its location on the village land of Maliha has brought controversy.
Teddy Stadium of Jerusalem, the largest stadium of the Israel national football team

Sports stadium in the Malha neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel.

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2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship

The 19th staging of UEFA's European Under-21 Championship.

The Competition was played at four venues in major cities all around Israel: Bloomfield (Tel Aviv), Teddy (Jerusalem), HaMoshava (Petah Tikva) and the Netanya Stadium (Netanya).

Maccabiah Games

International Jewish and Israeli multi-sport event now held quadrennially in Israel.

First Maccabiah Games
Delegations in the streets of Tel Aviv during the parade of the 1st Maccabiah.
Bronze medal from the winter games in Banska Bystrica, 1936, in the Jewish Museum of Switzerland’s collection.
The World Maccabi Movement flag during the opening ceremony of the 19th Maccabiah.
Opening ceremony of the 17th Maccabiah.
The United States delegation to the 19th Maccabiah; with 1,106 people, the second-largest delegation (after Israel).
Shaul Ladany (center), winner of 10-km walk, on podium during 8th Maccabiah Games at Ramat Gan Stadium (1969).
Israeli high jumping champion Gideon Harmat, a silver medalist at the 11th Maccabiah.
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Jason Lezak at the 2009 Maccabiah Games.
NHL hockey player Zach Hyman and brother Spencer helped Team Canada win a gold medal at the 2013 Maccabiah Games.
– Countries that participated in the 19th Maccabiah (2013).
 – Past participants.

The stadium has been hosting the opening ceremonies of the Maccabiah ever since, with the exception of the 16th, 19th, and 20th Maccabiah Games which were held in Teddy Stadium, Jerusalem.

Teddy Kollek

Israeli politician who served as the mayor of Jerusalem from 1965 to 1993, and founder of the Jerusalem Foundation.

Teddy Kollek (second from the right), with the Ein Gev Pioneers (1934–39)
Teddy Stadium
Teddy the elephant at the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, named in honor of Kollek.
Posters in Jerusalem mourning Teddy Kollek, 4 January 2007
Jerusalem's Teddy Stadium is named for Kollek

Teddy Stadium in Malha, Jerusalem, is named for him.

Beitar Jerusalem F.C.

Beitar Jerusalem at their training grounds located between Beit Hakerem and Bayit Vegan
Beitar Jerusalem old logo which included the old version of the Menorah and the two lions that symbolized the Tribe of Judah
Teddy Stadium, Beitar's home ground.

Beitar Jerusalem Football Club (מועדון כדורגל בית"ר ירושלים), commonly known as Beitar Jerusalem (בית"ר ירושלים) or simply as Beitar (בית"ר), is an Israeli football club based in the city of Jerusalem, that plays in the Israeli Premier League, the top tier in Israeli football. The club has traditionally worn kit colours of yellow and black. The team has played its home matches in Teddy Stadium. The stadium is the largest stadium in Israel with a capacity of 34,000.

Hapoel Jerusalem F.C.

Israeli football club from Jerusalem, playing in the Israeli Premier League.

Old logo

The team colors are red and black and it hosts its games at Teddy Stadium, which has a capacity of 34,000 seats.

Israel national football team

Governed by the Israel Football Association .

Israel winning the 1964 AFC Asian Cup
Israel national team at the Bloomfield Stadium of Tel Aviv, Israel, in 1970
Ronny Rosenthal playing for Israel at the 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification (Oceania) against New Zealand
Avram Grant has been the youngest official head coach of Israel
Yossi Benayoun is Israel's most capped player with 101 caps
Eran Zahavi is Israel's top goalscorer with 33 goals

Since the construction of Sammy Ofer Stadium in the city of Haifa, Teddy Stadium in the city of Jerusalem, Turner Stadium in the city of Be'er Sheva, Netanya Stadium in the city of Netanya, and Bloomfield Stadium in the city of Tel Aviv – the Israel national team has rotated their home matches between the latter five.

Jerusalem International YMCA

YMCA branch in Jerusalem established in the early twentieth century.

YMCA Jerusalem
Many of the UNSCOP sessions to decide the fate of Palestine were held at the YMCA

YMCA Stadium (Hebrew: אצטדיון ימק"א, Itztadion Yimka) was the city's only sports stadium until 1991. It was the home of Beitar Jerusalem Football Club until the construction of Teddy Stadium in Malha in the 1990s. It was razed by developers to make way for a luxury housing project, King David's Court.

Jerusalem–Malha railway station

One of two Israel Railways termini in Jerusalem, the other being Jerusalem–Yitzhak Navon railway station.

Passengers hall (2013)
View from outside
Malha railway station in snow

The station is located in the southern neighborhood of Malha, across from the Jerusalem Shopping Mall, Jerusalem Arena and Teddy Stadium.


Neighborhood in southwest Jerusalem, between Pat, Ramat Denya and Kiryat Hayovel in the Valley of Rephaim.

Bronze Age settlement excavated in Malcha, between Kanyon Malha and Teddy Stadium
Maliha in the 1940s Survey of Palestine map. The map shows the location of the Teddy Stadium, built in the 1990s, and referred to by Arabs as "Maliha stadium".
View of Malha, 2007
The Jerusalem Technology Park in Malha

At the bottom of the hill are the Malha Shopping Mall, Teddy Stadium, Pais Arena Jerusalem, Jerusalem Biblical Zoo and the Jerusalem Malha Railway Station.

La Familia (Beitar supporters' group)

Far-right, football supporter group of the Israeli Premier League club Beitar Jerusalem, primarily consisting of Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewish descendants of the Jewish exodus from Arab and Muslim countries.

The attacking player (No. 10) attempts to kick the ball beyond the opposing team's goalkeeper, between the goalposts, and beneath the crossbar (not shown) to score a goal.

La Familia first organized in 2005 and congregate in the eastern sections of Teddy Stadium.