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  • L.A. leaders denounce IOC at Munich 11 commemoration [VIDEO+SLIDESHOW]

    By Ryan Torok

    July 27, 2012 | 4:21 pm

    Community leaders gathered at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum today to observe a moment of silence for the 11 Israelis killed during the 1972 Olympics in Munich. The leaders also denounced the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for its refusal to hold a similar commemoration...

  • More than 20,000 Londoners hold Munich moment of silence

    July 27, 2012 | 8:57 am

    More than 20,000 people in various venues in London attended the British Zionist Federation’s “Minute for Munich” program that was promoted via social media.

    A short memorial service at the Israeli Embassy that was organized by the Zionist Federation was streamed live online...

  • Hero pilot of hijacked ‘72 flight dies

    August 5, 2010 | 1:54 pm

    The hero pilot of a plane hijacked in 1972 by Palestinian terrorists has died.

    Reginald Levy died Sunday of a heart attack near his home in Dover, England. He was 88.

    His actions and calm under fire enabled Israeli troops to rescue the more than 100 passengers—including his wife,...