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Munich Massacre

Olympian Mark Spitz Recalls Chilling Moments Of The 1972 Munich Terror Attack

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.28.2016 | OWN

When people talk about American swimmer Mark Spitz, they also talk about the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. It was there that Spitz achieved new worl...

Germany Is Being Torn Apart From Within

Roland Tichy | Posted 07.28.2016 | World
Roland Tichy

This crisis of trust is the deepest crisis that the government of Merkel and Gabriel have ever experienced. The attitude of "we can get through this" won't suffice.

Germany's Munich Moment

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

I find it interesting when German friends lambaste me as a fear monger for having the audacity to point out that their wonderful nation - an exemplar of excellence in areas ranging from philosophy to music to manufacturing - has a radical Islamic terror problem on its hands.

Why I Am a Zionist

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 09.21.2014 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

Twenty-five years ago, in late 1989, I enrolled in an ulpan or Hebrew immersion program at Mishmar Haemek, a kibbutz in the Jezreel Valley. When I met the kibbutzniks as well as the other students in the ulpan, many of them would ask me two questions.

Shame On The Olympics

Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld | Posted 09.25.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld

While the opening ceremony is being promoted as a joyous event celebrating tradition, athletics, patriotism and the international cooperation of the world, for the Jewish community it will be a painful ceremony reminding us that Jewish blood is considered cheap.

After 40 Years, It's Time to Commemorate Munich Olympics Massacre

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports
Abraham H. Foxman

The time has come for the IOC to right their 40 years of indifference to the victims of the Munich Massacre, and properly honor their memory during the opening Olympic ceremonies. It is an act of common human decency, not politics, to take a moment to commemorate those who died as Olympic athletes.

Bob Costas To Right IOC Wrong

Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing The Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games is one of the most watched events around the world. People from all over...

Memorial Prayer For The Munich Massacre's 40th Anniversary

Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks | Posted 09.18.2012 | Religion
Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

The massacre of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich was a tragic event in the history of the Olympic Games. But for the Jewish people, Munich 1972 is more than history. It is an event forever etched into the hearts and minds of our collective memory.

UPDATE: Obama Backs Petition For Moment Of Silence In London For Slain Olympians

Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact

UPDATE July, 23, 2012: Though President Barack Obama backed holding a tribute in London for the 11 Israeli Olympic athletes and coaches who were slain...

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Five Epic US Summer Olympic Smackdowns | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

Now that the 2012 Summer Olympics are here, let's take a look back at five astonishing examples of American triumph from Summer Olympic Games from the...

How to Get an Op-Ed Published in The New York Times

Leora Tanenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Leora Tanenbaum

Last week, the New York Times published an op-ed by Muammar el-Qaddafi, leader of Libya. Perhaps soon we will read Times op-eds penned by Blagojevich, Madoff, and Ahmadinejad.