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Jewish Olympians must shine light on genocide


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/jewish_olympians_must_shine_light_on_genocide_20070817

In the summer of 1936, a year after the enactment of the Nuremberg Laws, the world turned a blind eye to Nazi Germany's genocidal intentions as Hitler hosted the Olympics in Berlin. With next summer's games set to take place in Beijing, Jewish and Israeli athletes have a responsibility to help ensure that the world does not make the same mistake.

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