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Israeli Paralympian Swimmer Wins Bronze Medal

Israeli Paralympic swimmer Inbal Pezaro finally brought Israel its first medal in London. Pezaro, 25, took a bronze in the 50-meter freestyle final in the...

JCC Maccabi Games to Hold Worldwide Minute of Silence at Opening Ceremony

Ankie Spitzer to lead worldwide minute of silence for ‘Munich 11’.

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...

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.

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...

Founder of London Shomrim Carries Olympic Torch

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.

The Moment of Silence Revisited

Americans are a people who care about their fellow man. When they see a group being slighted, they will stand up and say so… and ‘call out’ those who have done so. This is what Bob Costas has done. My hat is certainly off to him.

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

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

Report: Germany was Warned a Month Before ‘72 Olympics Attack

Germany was warned about a possible terror attack against Israeli athletes one month before the Munich Olympics in 1972, Der Spiegel reported. The weekly magazine...

Choosing Shame Over Honor

The honor and dignity, if there can be any, goes to the Israeli athletes and to Israel itself; the shame and disgust goes to the Olympic committee. For 60 seconds, the athletes and audience and around the world, 60 seconds of silence could have been a show of triumph over terror, of honor in brotherhood and peace - instead, they will remain, 40 years late and beyond, an endless mark of shame.

Forty Years Since Munich

Yishai is joined presents a moving segment commemorating the upcoming anniversary of the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games. He is joined by Ankie Spitzer, widow of Andre Spitzer, one of the murdered athletes.

Olympic Gold Medal for Lying and Sanctimony Goes to…

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.

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

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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