Israeli Golfer Laetitia Beck Set To Compete In 2016 Olympics

First golfer from Israel to compete in the Olympics strives to stay apolitical while popularizing the sport back home.

07/13/2016 - 14:54
Editorial Intern

Professional golfer Laetitia Beck has an Israeli flag stitched onto the front of her golf bag. 

Laetitia Beck is ready to represent Israel as the only golfer on the country's Olympic team. Donald Miralle/Getty Images.

Holocaust Survivors to Picket Allianz Golf Tourney

02/06/2011 - 19:00

(JTA) -- Holocaust survivors are set to picket a golf tournament in South Florida sponsored by the international insurance company Allianz.

The company still owes an estimated $2 billion in unpaid claims to Holocaust survivors, say the protesters, who plan to picket Monday at the Boca Raton course of the $1.8 million Allianz Championship. The survivors also plan to return on the final day of the tournament.

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