Olympics chief seeks to erase Jewish history but a widow fights back

There was a telling contrast at the opening of the Olympic games between the showing of a video of the 52 victims killed in the 2005 suicide bombings of the London transit system and the abject refusal of Olympics President Jacques Rogge to stage a minute of silence for the 11 Israeli athletes  murdered by Black September Palestinian terrorists at the Munich games 40 years ago. USA Today sports reporter Christine Brennan called it the "worst decision of the opening ceremony, extraordinarily bad judgment and a slap in the face" of the remembrance due to these slaughtered Israeli Olympians. And indeed it was.  It didn't matter that President Obama, Secretary of State Clinton, the U.S. Senate, Australia, Canada and other countries urged Rogge to relent and include in the opening program a fitting remembrance of the slain Israelis in the Munich massacre in 1972.  Nor did Rogge take into account a petition signed by more than 100,000 people in more than 100...(Read Full Post)

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