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  • Israelis were brutalized at Munich Olympics, widows reveal

    December 1, 2015 | 10:15 am

    Family members of the victims of the massacre of 11 Israeli Olympians during the 1972 Games in Munich only learned the horrifying details of how they were treated 20 years later.

    The Israelis — athletes and coaches — were beaten and, in at least one case, castrated during the 20...

  • 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,...