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  • Some see Alex Gilady, the IOC’s Israeli, as villain in minute of silence defeat

    August 6, 2012 | 11:02 am

    Was the only Israeli on the International Olympic Committee instrumental in stopping a tribute to the Munich 11 at the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games?

    In the past few weeks, a war of words has erupted between the official, Alex Gilady, and the families of the 11 Israeli...

  • Rogge expected to get heat at Munich 11 Jewish memorial service

    August 3, 2012 | 11:16 am

    Jewish speakers are expected to criticize International Olympics Committee president when he attends a memorial ceremony for Israeli coaches and athletes murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

    Monday’s service, which is a Jewish community event, has created a “dilemma” for...

  • Moment of silence in memory of Munich 11 to be livestreamed

    July 30, 2012 | 3:14 pm

    A moment of silence to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the massacre at the Munich Olympics will be livestreamed on Aug. 12.

    Ankie Spitzer, the widow an Israeli coach who was killed at the 1972 Games, will join the JCC Maccabi Games at the JCC Rockland in New York for the moment...

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  • Italians join Israelis for Olympic minute of silence

    July 30, 2012 | 10:26 am

    Italian officials joined Israelis at the Olympics in London for a minute of silence to honor the 11 Israeli athletes killed by terrorists at the Munich Olympics in 1972.

    Following a Mass Sunday celebrated by the chaplain of the Italian Olympic squad, the Italian delegation,...

  • Italy commemorates Munich 11 victims

    July 27, 2012 | 12:56 pm

    Events in Italy marking the massacre of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches at the 1972 Munich Olympics ranged from a minute of silence in Parliament to Jewish community commemorations.

    Hundreds of people, including representatives of local authorities, gathered outside Rome’s main...

  • 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...

  • Australian Jewish leaders call for national minute of silence

    July 24, 2012 | 10:24 am

    Australian Jewish leaders have urged all Australians to hold a moment of silence in honor of the 11 Israelis murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

    In a joint statement released Tuesday, Dr. Danny Lamm, head of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, and Philip Chester, head of...

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