As the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro come to a close, Israel can look back at what was one of its most successful Olympics ever.
Netanyahu told the Olympiads: I received a message from Egypt yesterday. They told me,‘I want you to know, Mr. Prime Minister, that other voices were heard in Egypt.’
The Egyptian Judo Olympiad refused to shake hands with his Israeli opponent, Ori Sasson, who then went on to win a bronze medal.
A male Israeli judoka wins a second bronze medal at the Rio Olympics for the Jewish State; his Egyptian opponent faces ire.
Judoka Sagi Muki lost to Georgia’s Lasha Shavdatuashvili in the bronze medal match.
Sagi Muki defeated his opponent from Georgia.
This martial artist is 21, Jewish, Brazilian and a woman. Her name is Camila Minakawa. She also is a judo champ, so it is a lot safer for Israel that she is on our side – she made aliyah on Wednesday.
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