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Jacques Rogge: Impartial to a Fault

Jacques Rogge: Impartial to a Fault

This picture of IOC president Jacques Rogge—who refused to permit the minute of silence in commemoration of the 11 Israeli athletes murdered by Palestinian...

Some See IOC’s Israeli Member Alex Gilady as Villain in Minute of Silence Defeat

Was the only Israeli on the International Olympic Committee instrumental in stopping a tribute to the Munich 11 at the opening ceremony of the...
Widow Ankie Spitzer

Munich Widows Condemn IOC Chief to his Face at London Memorial Service

19 Av 5772 – August 7, 2012
"Shame on you International Olympic Committee because you have forsaken the 11 members of your Olympic family, you are discriminating against them only because they are Israelis and Jews," Spitzer told International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge, and then promised: "We will be back because until we hear the words you need to say because you owe it to them."
Jacques Rogge, head of the IOC for more than a decade, will likely have a cleansing experience facing angry Jews Monday.

Some Wear and Tear Expected as Olympics Committee Chief Steps into a Jewish Lion’s...

16 Av 5772 – August 3, 2012
president Jacques Rogge will address a planned ceremony by the Olympic Committee of Israel, the Israeli Embassy in London and cross-communal British group the Jewish Committee for the London Games on August 6. Ankie Spitzer, widow of slain Israeli fencing coach Andre Spitzer, is planning to give him a piece of her mind.

French Swimmer Says Hebrew Tattoo Is a Tribute to Auschwitz Survivor

French Olympic swimmer Fabien Gilot said the Hebrew tattoo on his left arm is a tribute to his late grandmother’s husband, a Jewish survivor...

Costas Recalls Munich 11 During Olympic Opening Ceremony

14 Av 5772 – August 1, 2012
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.

Aly Raisman Leads US to Gymnastics Team Gold

Aly Raisman, a Jewish American, won the floor exercise in helping the U.S. women's team to the gold medal in the gymnastics competition in London.
Aly Raisman's parents reeling over their girl's performance.

Video of Jewish Gymnast’s Parents’ Anxiety Goes Viral

13 Av 5772 – July 31, 2012
A clip from NBC showing Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman’s parents’ reaction to her uneven bar routine has garnered close to 100,000 hits on You Tube.

Meet the Israeli Olympians: Rhythmic Gymnastics – Neta Rivkin

Video: Neta Rivkin, a returning Olympian in rhythmic gymnastics, sees participating in London 2012 and winning a medal as the fulfillment of a long-term dream. Her beautiful yet difficult training sessions show how she is preparing to make her dream come true.

Meet the Israeli Olympians: Sailing – Vered Buskila (Video)

11 Av 5772 – July 30, 2012
Video: Vered Buskila is competing as a sailor in her third Olympics and dreams of winning a medal this time. Buskila talks of her love for the sport, her desire to compete at the highest level and the balance she must find between sailing and her other career as a lawyer.

Meet the Israeli Olympians: Judo – Arik Ze’evi (Video)

11 Av 5772 – July 29, 2012
Video: Arik Ze'evi, a Judoka & a writer, is a 4-Time European champion, including the 2012 European Championship. Ze'evi is also the Winner of last year's (2011) Grand Slam in Moscow, and has won a bunch of titles & medals throughout his career, but in London 2012, Ze'evi aimes to go for the Olympic medal, again!

Olympic Opening Ceremonies and the Death Throes of a Civilization

Watching the ceremony last night, I had a profound sense of sadness for the hollow revelry. There was no dignified memorializing of the greatness, uniqueness, and courage of Britain’s past. There was “irreverent, idiosyncratic” entertainment, and a very long segment of writhing self-abasement before the shibboleth of socialized medicine.

More than 20,000 Londoners Hold Munich Moment of Silence

9 Av 5772 – July 27, 2012
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...

Meet the Israeli Olympians: Tennis – Shahar Pe’er (Video)

Video: Tennis player Shahar Pe'er demonstrates her intensive training program. She also reveals her "lucky charm" and talks about the Israeli people, who she loves representing abroad.

Meet the Israeli Olympians: Windsurfing – Shachar Tzuberi (Video)

8 Av 5772 – July 26, 2012
Video: Israeli Olympian Shahar Tzuberi not only demonstrates his windsurfing skills but also talks about his hometown Eilat and the most important influences on his approach to the sport.

Nadler Renews Call for IOC to Observe Moment of Silence

On Thursday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined Members of Congress in observing a moment of silence for the 11 Israeli Olympians and coaches murdered...
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’

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.

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

“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.

Members of Congress to Hold Moment of Silence for Munich 11

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...

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

7 Av 5772 – July 25, 2012
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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