Sections of Union Berlin fans hurled anti-Semitic abuse at Maccabi Haifa supporters in a match last week ©Getty Images

Israeli fans attending the first football match involving a team from the country at the stadium built for the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin were subjected to anti-semitic abuse during a UEFA Europa Conference League game in the German capital.

Supporters of Maccabi Haifa were taunted, threatened, pelted with beer and insulted, according to a group of the youth branch of the German-Israeli society, who attended the team's match against hosts Union Berlin on Thursday (September 30).

The roughly 1,000 visiting fans also faced racist and homophobic slurs as well as anti-Semitic abuse, the Department for Research and Information on Antisemitism Berlin said.

The anti-discrimination charity Fare network said the levels of anti-Semitism in the OIympiastadion, constructed for the Nazi Olympics of 1936, had been described as "shocking" by eyewitnesses.

Union Berlin condemned the incidents as "intolerable" in a statement released after the game, which the home side won 3-0.

"This behaviour is shameful and intolerable," Union President Dirk Zingler said.

"We apologise to those affected. 

"Unfortunately, antisemitism is still present in our society, which is why it is also evident in the stadium." 

Glen Kamara was reportedly booed by schoolchildren in Rangers' Europa League match against Sparta Prague ©Getty Images
Glen Kamara was reportedly booed by schoolchildren in Rangers' Europa League match against Sparta Prague ©Getty Images

The incident came on the same night when Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara was reportedly booed by large sections of a crowd comprised mainly of schoolchildren during a Europa League match away at Sparta Prague.

Kamara was racially abused by Slavia Prague's Ondrej Kudela when the two sides met in March, leading to the Czech player being banned for 10 matches by UEFA.

The game at Letna Stadium was supposed to be held behind closed doors after Sparta fans racially abused Monaco's Aurelien Tchouameni earlier this season.

It was eventually decided to allow 10,000 children to attend the game, and media reports suggested they targeted Kamara.

In a statement, the Czech club rejected the claims and said it was "absolutely unbelievable that after a match we have to watch innocent children being attacked and face unfounded accusations of racism".

"Insulting children on the internet and in the media is unacceptable, desperate and ridiculous," Sparta Prague added.

"Stop attacking our children! 

"Our club will proudly defend our children - our future and our pride. 

"Slandering children on the internet is extremely cowardly."