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The Barbarity of ISIS Is Not New

Lucinda Franks | Posted 12.13.2016 | Crime
Lucinda Franks

Consider the massacre at the 1972 Munich Olympics where we just learned from the secretive Germans that the Israeli athletes had been terrorized by the Palestinian jihadists who castrated one and viciously tortured the others. When I read last week about these PLO-sanctioned horrors -- on the sports page of all things -- my heart turned over. This is because I was there.

Jewish-American Olympian Takes A Stand In Moment Of Silence Controversy

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.10.2012 | Religion

Aly Raisman was not alive when the Black September Palestinian militant group infiltrated the Olympic Village at the 1972 Munich Games, but on Tuesday...

I Love the Olympics

David Sable | Posted 10.03.2012 | Sports
David Sable

And so it goes -- weird science, artificial enhancement, politics, hatred -- all are present at the Olympics as they are in our lives. But I still watch it.

IOC's Refusal Won't Silence Son of Slain Israeli Athlete

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 10.01.2012 | Sports
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Guri Weinberg was one month old when his father, Moshe Weinberg, Israel's Olympic Wrestling coach said goodbye to Guri and his wife Mimi, and left fo...

Minute's Silence Campaign Should Be Directed at Olympic Sponsors

Dovid Efune | Posted 09.29.2012 | Sports
Dovid Efune

The IOC is faced with a choice that pits morals against interests and the IOC has issued a resounding rejection of the moral choice.

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.

A Minute Of Silence For The Sacredness Of Life

Rabbi Ben Greenberg | Posted 09.23.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Ben Greenberg

The murderers, terrorists and evildoers of this world will only find strength and encouragement when the global community refuses to honor the memory of those who lives were taken and stand for justice and peace.

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...

PHOTOS: Other World Events That Took Place On September 11

Posted 11.07.2011 | World

The events of Sept. 11, 2001 undoubtedly changed the course of U.S. history -- and permanently etched the date on the world's consciousness. With the ...

The Guardian's Assault on Peace in the Middle East

Ron Prosor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ron Prosor

The self-appointed guardian of Palestinian truth has maximized its opportunity to pledge allegiance to the hardline, national fantasies which have crippled the Palestinian cause for decades.

The Biggest Winner of the World Cup: South Africa

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Howard Steven Friedman

Maintaining a safe sporting event is a daunting challenge. Sure, Spain took the trophy and bragging rights for the tournament, but South Africa was the real winner.

Armando Galarraga, Perfect Games, and Major League History

Simon Maxwell Apter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Simon Maxwell Apter

With the United States back on top of the basketball world after its stirring run to gold in Beijing, the '72 controversy remains just that: a controversy that's forever open to debate.

It's Not Cricket -- It's War

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

Sport can bring out the best, but also the worst in mankind.

The Legacy of Beijing, 2008

Andy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Rosenberg

The most worrisome aspect of the Beijing Games' legacy may be the lesson that aggressive regimes of the future will take from it -- attack your adversary while the world is glued to the Opening Ceremonies.