Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Video: London Ceremony Honors Memory of Israeli Athletes Murdered In Munich Massacre

On Monday, a special ceremony was held by the Jewish community in London to remember the 11 Israeli athletes murdered by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics:
A ceremony was held here tonight to remember the 11 Israeli athletes murdered at the Munich Olympics in 1972, and the controversy caused by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) refusal to hold a minute's silence in the London 2012 Opening Ceremony was never far from the agenda.

That made for an at times uncomfortable night for IOC President Jacques Rogge, who at one point had to sit and listen as Ankie Spitzer, the widow of Israeli fencing coach Andre, killed in 1972, condemned him personally.
Here is the video:

The article above, entitled "Shame on you" IOC President told by widow of Munich Massacre, has further excerpts from the speeches.

Hat tip: JH


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