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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...

  • Beyond silence

    By David Suissa

    August 29, 2012 | 5:34 pm

    One of the most moving letters you’ll read this year was written by Irwin Cotler, a Canadian member of parliament, to the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge, imploring him to hold a minute of silence for the 11 Israeli athletes murdered by...

  • Israel’s State Archive releases Munich Olympics massacre documents

    August 29, 2012 | 10:38 am

    Israel’s State Archive released 45 formerly classified documents related to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

    The documents, which were released Wednesday in honor of the 40th anniversary of the massacre, include Foreign Ministry cables, minutes of...

  • Aly Raisman, Munich 11’s David Berger to be inducted into Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

    August 28, 2012 | 1:14 pm

    Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman will be inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.

    Raisman, 18, of Needham, Mass., will be among eight inductees into the hall in Commack, N.Y., in April 2013.

    Also to be honored at the 21st annual induction...

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  • Munich 11 remembered at Budapest exhibit opening

    August 14, 2012 | 10:41 am

    One minute of silence was observed in memory of the Munich 11 during the opening of an exhibit at the Hungarian Jewish Museum in Budapest.

    The tribute to the 11 Israeli athletes killed by Palestinian terrorists at the Munich Olympics in 1972 came spontaneously at the request of an...

  • Jewish glory, frustration mark London Games

    August 13, 2012 | 5:40 pm

    The London Olympics may have “lit up the world,” as organizing committee head Sebastian Coe put it, but for Jews the 2 1/2 weeks offered healthy doses of frustration and glory.

    On the plus side, new medalists such as America’s Aly Raisman gained the spotlight with her grace,...

  • 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...

  • Aly Raisman Is More Than An Olympic Champion

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    August 9, 2012 | 7:31 am

    Aly Raisman is not only a gold-medalist Olympic Champion, but she is a Jew with a conscience, a memory, and not afraid to speak truth to power. Her use of Hava Nagila as the music for her individual routines was deliberately chosen as a statement of protest to the International Olympic Committee that refused to honor the 11 Israeli athletes murdered by Palestinian terrorists at the Munich Olympics in 1972. Read the full story here.

    Kol hakavod to Aly not only for her medals, but for her character!

  • IOC’s Rogge hears sharp criticism at London memorial for Munich 11

    August 7, 2012 | 11:08 am

    The president of the International Olympic Committee came under attack from successive speakers at a London memorial for the Munich 11.

    Jacques Rogge, who was in the audience on Monday night, was blamed for refusing to allow a minute of silence during the opening ceremony of the...

  • London memorial remembers Israelis killed at Munich Olympics

    August 6, 2012 | 2:56 pm

    British Prime Minister David Cameron at a memorial event said the world should “stop and remember” the 11 Israelis killed 40 years ago at the Munich Olympics.

    “It was a truly shocking act of evil. A crime against the Jewish people. A crime against humanity. A crime the world must...

  • 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...

  • Son of murdered Israeli Olympian speaks out [VIDEO]

    By JewishJournal

    July 31, 2012 | 5:00 pm

    Video courtesy Simon Wiesenthal Center

    Guri Weinberg who was one month old when his father, Moshe Weinberg and ten other Israeli athletes were tortured and murdered by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics speaks out against the IOC’s (International Olympic Committee) 40-year refusal of a 1 Minute Moment of Silence.

    Guri speaks with Rabbi Abraham Cooper, SWC Associate Dean

    Read Guri’s op-ed here: Why the IOC will never memorialize the ‘72 Munich massacre.

  • 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...

  • Costas recalls Munich 11 during Olympic opening ceremony

    July 30, 2012 | 10:52 am

    Sportscaster Bob Costas remembered the 11 Israelis killed in the 1972 Munich Olympics on air as the Israeli delegation entered the Olympic stadium in London.

    “These games mark the 40th anniversary of the 1972 tragedy in Munich, when 11 Israeli coaches and athletes were murdered by...

  • 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,...

  • The Names and Stories of the 11 Slain Israeli Olympians

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    July 29, 2012 | 8:00 am

    Much has been written about the refusal of the leadership of the IOC to honor the memory of the 11 Israeli athletes murdered during the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich in a way befitting them as Olympians during opening ceremonies in London on Friday evening. 

    It is important, of...

  • 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...

  • Italy commemorates Munich 11 victims

    July 27, 2012 | 4:18 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...

  • 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...

  • Lebanese judo team refuses to practice next to Israelis at Olympics training facility

    July 27, 2012 | 12:01 pm

    The Lebanese judo team at the 2012 London Olympics refused to practice next to the Israeli team.

    The Jordanians even erected a makeshift barrier to split their gym into two halves, according to the Times of Israel.

    The two teams were scheduled to train inside London’s ExCel...

  • Arab Israeli MK Zoabi blames Israeli policy for terror attack in Bulgaria

    July 27, 2012 | 11:49 am

    An Israeli Arab Knesset member said that Israeli policy led to the deadly recent terrorist attack against Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.

    “Israel is not a victim, and even when civilians are killed, the occupying Israeli policy is to blame,” Channel 10 quoted Haneen Zoabi as saying,...

  • All eyes on Bob Costas

    July 27, 2012 | 10:30 am

    Whether he actually goes through with his on-air moment of silence to honor the Munich 11 during tonight’s Olympics opening ceremonies, NBC broadcaster Bob Costas probably elevated the campaign to memorialize Israel’s slain athletes from the 1972 Games more than anyone else—even...

  • 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...

  • House leadership, following ban on commemorative resolutions, blocks Munich 11 vote

    July 26, 2012 | 3:25 pm

    The House Republican leadership blocked a vote calling for a moment of silence to memorialize Israeli athletes and coaches slain at the 1972 Olympics.

    Resolution 663 was not voted on this week in the U.S. House of Representatives because the body’s leadership does not allow what...

  • Munich's indelible stains

    July 26, 2012 | 10:28 am

    Under the headline “Indelible Stains,” the Los Angeles Times listed “10 Olympic controversies that forever leave their mark on the Summer Games.”

    Subsequently, the Times published (a part of) my letter written in response to the egregious omission from their article:

    ...
  • Congressmen to hold moment of silence for Munich 11

    July 26, 2012 | 10:18 am

    Members of the U.S. House of Representatives will hold a moment of silence for the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches slain by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

    “We’re going to give one-minute speeches on the House floor and devote a substantial moment of that to...

  • PA opposes moment of silence for slain Israelis

    July 26, 2012 | 10:14 am

    The Palestinian Authority opposed a moment of silence at the London Olympics for the 40th anniversary of the Palestinian “Black September” terrorist group’s killing of 11 Israeli team members in Munich, Palestinian Media Watch reported.

    On July 25, the PA’s daily publication...

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