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Jibril Rajoub and Palestinian supporters of the Fatah movement marking their 42nd anniversary, back in 2007.
 

Terrorist Chief of Palestinian Olympic Committee Calls Minute of Silence Requests ‘Racism’

Posted on: July 26th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Jibril Rajoub, head of the Palestinian Olympic Committee, called the campaign to hold a minute of silence for the 11 Israelis murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics “racism,” according to the Times of Israel. What the Times of Israel omitted is the fact that Rajoub has been one of the most dangerous and violent PLO terrorists, known for acts of murder and torture against Jews and Arabs alike.

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A ‘Spontaneous Minute’ Will Speak Louder Than IOC’s Roaring Hypocrisy

Posted on: July 26th, 2012

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“If you believe that the 11 murdered athletes must be mentioned, stand for a spontaneous minute when the IOC president begins to speak,” said Ilana Romano, wife of Yossef Romano, a weightlifter who was murdered in the 1972 attack.

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Members of Congress to Hold Moment of Silence for Munich 11

Posted on: July 26th, 2012

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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 silence on Thursday,” Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) said […]

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Global Minute of Silence to Be Held on Day of Olympic Opening Ceremony

Posted on: July 25th, 2012

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The worldwide event will take place at 11 AM London time (1 PM Jerusalem, 6 AM New York) on the morning of the opening ceremony, Friday, July 27.

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The IOC And Israel’s Martyred Athletes

Posted on: July 25th, 2012

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For months, International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge has dismissed calls for a moment of silence at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics to mark the 40th anniversary of the murder of eleven Israeli athletes by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

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Are the Olympics for Jews?

Posted on: July 25th, 2012

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Rabbi Kook explains that a weakening of the will is due in large measure to a lack of physical energy and strength. When a person’s willpower is weak, he can fall into many bad habits. As part of his overall mending, he must improve his physical health, as well as his moral and spiritual worlds.

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Efrayim Goldstein carries Olympic torch through London's streets.
 

Founder of London Shomrim Carries Olympic Torch

Posted on: July 24th, 2012

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The founder of London's Shomrim patrol carried the Olympic torch in South London. Efrayim Goldstein, 23, was one of 187 people who carried the Olympic torch through the city on Monday. Goldstein wore the official white Olympic uniform and was given a matching yarmulke, according to VIN News. He carried the torch for about a half-mile at 8:30 a.m. After handing off the torch, Goldstein and a group of fellow torchbearers observed a moment of silence in memory of the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches who were killed by terrorists at the Munich Olympics, according to VIN. Goldstein is the founder of the Shomrim Safety Patrol and runs a soup kitchen. According to the nomination for Goldstein, he set up seven charities by the time he became 16.

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International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge.
 

IOC Adds Insult to Injury: Widows ‘Get’ their Minute of Silence 4 Days Too Soon

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012

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I suggest Monday, July 23, 2012, will go down in the annals of Olympic history as Throw the Widow a Bone Day.

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International Olympic Committee to BBC: Fix Jerusalem

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012

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The International Olympic Committee has contacted the management of the BBC on Monday, and requested that they correct their listing of Jerusalem to say, Jerusalem – Capital of Israel. This came at the request of Alex Giladi, the Israeli representative on the Olympic Committee.   In a response to an official complaint written by Mark […]

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“Baffled” Bob Costas To Call Own Minute of Silence During Olympic Broadcast

Posted on: July 22nd, 2012

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Bob Costas may soon make history by defying the International Olympic Committee and conducting an on-air memorial of his own.

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Shahar Zubari is part of the Israeli Olympic team in London. But London has been unable to tell the difference between a real country (Israel) and an imagined one (Palestine).
 

BBC Olympics Site Revokes Jerusalem’s Status as Israel’s Capital

Posted on: July 22nd, 2012

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Jerusalem originally showed up on the official website as the capital of a country, but it was East Jerusalem, and the capital was “Palestine,” not Israel. Following complaints filed last week by a spokesperson for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Olympics site was changed. Now Jerusalem does not appear as the actual capital of any country at all.

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Israeli Olympic Team Announced

Posted on: June 25th, 2012

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The Olympic Committee of Israel approved its list of 36 athletes to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Sunday.

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International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge visits the Amari refugee camp near Ramallah
 

Olympic Gold Medal for Lying and Sanctimony Goes to…

Posted on: June 13th, 2012

InDepthAnalysis

the Olympic Committee's refusal to honor the Munich victims has everything to do with politics. The IOC fears that Islamic countries would refuse to attend the opening ceremony if one minute of silence is observed.

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Danny Ayalon
 

Deputy FM: Intl Olympic Committee’s Rejection of Minute of Silence for Slain Athletes ‘Unacceptable’

Posted on: May 17th, 2012

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Danny Ayalon: Denial of request to hold a minute silence during the upcoming London Olympic Games in memory of the 11 Israeli Olympic team members murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics tells "Israelis that this tragedy is yours alone and not a tragedy within the family of nations."

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Olympic Committee Rejects Munich Victims’ Moment of Silence Petition

Posted on: May 3rd, 2012

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The International Olympic Committee apparently has rejected an online petition seeking a moment of silence for the Munich 11 at the 2012 London Olympics. Emmanuelle Moreau, the IOC’s head of media relations, told The Jerusalem Post that the Games this summer would not have a moment of silence honoring the 11 Israeli athletes who were […]

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Israeli Olympic athletes mourning the murdered weight lifting team and their trainer in Munich, September 5, 1972.
 

Petition for London Olympics Moment of Silence Honoring Munich Athletes Needs Your Signature

Posted on: April 25th, 2012

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An online petition headlined "Tell the International Olympic Committee: 40 Years is Enough!" has garnered thousands of signatures. It is urging the Committee to honor at the Olympic Games this summer, the memory of 11 Israeli athletes who were murdered at the 1972 Olympics in Munich by the Palestinian terrorist group Black September.

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Image of Black September Terrorist at 1972 Munich Games, Peering Out from Israeli dorms Kurt Strumph
 

Olympic Committee Refuses to Commemorate Israeli Munich Massacre Victims

Posted on: April 22nd, 2012

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A campaign by the widows of two Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre have had their petition for a memorial at the 2012 Olympic games rejected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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Budding fencing prodigy Yuval Freilich
 

Two Generations of Athletes Emerge From Judea and Samaria

Posted on: March 12th, 2012

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Can there be successful athletes among the settlers in Judea and Samaria? Recent achievements show that the answer is yes! A very small geographic area has produced four international champions.

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