Beitar Jerusalem is a bastion of Israel’s political right-wing and a group of supporters known as ‘La Familia’ has been openly abusive towards Israel’s Arab minority.

The purchase of Beitar Jerusalem comes amid a flurry of business deals between Israel and the United Arab Emirates following their move to establish formal diplomatic relations in September [File: Nir Elias/Reuters]

A member of Abu Dhabi’s ruling family has purchased a 50 percent stake in Israeli Premier League football team Beitar Jerusalem, the club announced on Monday.

The purchase comes amid a flurry of business deals between Israel and the United Arab Emirates following their move to establish formal diplomatic relations in September.

In an announcement posted on their website, Beitar said Sheikh Hamad Bin

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