Across Israel, Meir Panim responds to the growing needs of the country’s 1.75 million impoverished residents through various food and social service programs.
Posted on: July 26th, 2012News & Views → Eye 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.
Posted on: July 26th, 2012Sections → Special Features → Olympics 2012
“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.
Posted on: July 26th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
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 […]
Posted on: July 25th, 2012News & Views → Global
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.
Posted on: July 25th, 2012InDepth → Editorial
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.
Posted on: July 25th, 2012Blogs → Felafel on Rye
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.
Posted on: July 24th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
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.
Posted on: July 23rd, 2012Sections → Special Features → Olympics 2012
I suggest Monday, July 23, 2012, will go down in the annals of Olympic history as Throw the Widow a Bone Day.
Posted on: July 23rd, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
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 […]
Posted on: July 22nd, 2012News & Views → Global
Bob Costas may soon make history by defying the International Olympic Committee and conducting an on-air memorial of his own.
Posted on: July 22nd, 2012News & Views → Eye 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.
Posted on: June 25th, 2012News & Views → Israel
The Olympic Committee of Israel approved its list of 36 athletes to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Sunday.
Posted on: June 13th, 2012InDepth → Analysis
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.
Posted on: May 17th, 2012News & Views → Global
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."
Posted on: May 3rd, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
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 […]
Posted on: April 25th, 2012News & Views → Global
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.
Posted on: April 22nd, 2012News & Views → Global
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).
Posted on: March 12th, 2012News & Views → Israel
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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