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  • Why doesn’t anyone care about the Paralympics?

    August 22, 2016 | 10:54 am

    For the past two weeks, Israel has been cheering its Olympic team in Rio as judokas Or Sasson and Yarden Gerbi won bronze medals, bringing Israel’s total Olympic medal count up from seven to nine. But another set of games, the Paralympics, the international sporting event for...

  • With Special Olympics underway, L.A. Jews rally behind Israel

    July 29, 2015 | 3:21 pm

    Stevie Wonder performed a song, late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel told jokes and First Lady Michelle Obama gave a passionate and inspiring speech. But on the evening of July 25, the A-list celebrities gladly ceded the spotlight to thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities...

  • Report: Germany was warned a month before ‘72 Olympics attack

    July 23, 2012 | 10:39 am

    Germany was warned about a possible terror attack against Israeli athletes one month before the Munich Olympics in 1972, Der Spiegel reported.

    The weekly magazine reported Sunday on its website that though solid warnings of an attack plan were received a month before the Games, no...