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Growing Minute for Munich Campaign to Honor Israeli Athletes Killed in Munich Olympics

This Jewish News One video clip summarizes the background, build-up and current push behind the “Minute for Munich” campaign striving to pressure the International Olympic Committee to hold a minute of silence in honor of the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches killed by terrorists at the Munich Olympic Games in 1972.

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