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  • German Jewish leader slams IOC at memorial for Munich 11

    September 6, 2012 | 9:22 am

    The head of Germany's Jewish community at a memorial ceremony for the Munich 11 lamented the "icy coldness" of the International Olympic Committee in refusing to mark the 40th anniversary of the massacre.

    Dieter Graumann, head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, said...

  • Ankie Spitzer leads worldwide minute of silence for Munich 11

    August 13, 2012 | 10:42 am

    Ankie Spitzer led a minute of silence to honor the Munich 11 that was streamed live around the world.

    Spitzer, the widow of an Israeli coach who was among 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team killed at the 1972 Games, led the minute of silence on Sunday evening at the JCC Maccabi...

  • Ankie Spitzer to lead worldwide minute of silence for ‘Munich 11’

    August 9, 2012 | 11:04 am

    A moment of silence to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the massacre at the Munich Olympics will be livestreamed from a suburban New York JCC on Sunday at 8 p.m. EDT.

    Ankie Spitzer, the widow an Israeli coach who was killed at the 1972 Games, will join the JCC Maccabi Games...

  • IOC denies in-person appeal for minute of silence

    July 26, 2012 | 10:00 am

    The International Olympic Committee rejected an in-person appeal for a minute of silence at the opening ceremonies of the London Games by the widows of two of the 11 Israelis slain at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.

    Ankie Spitzer and Ilana Romano presented their request to IOC...

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