Munich 11

11 Israeli Victims of ’72 Munich Olympic Massacre Officially Commemorated In Rio

08/05/2016 - 09:31

More than four decades after they were held hostage and then murdered, the 11 Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre were commemorated in an official International Olympic Committee ceremony on Thursday.

The 11 Israeli Olympians who were murdered during the 1972 Summer Games in Munich. JTA

Athletes In Sochi Honor Memory Of Munich 11

02/10/2014 - 19:00
Staff Writer

Since the murder of 11 Israeli Olympians by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, the Jewish communities in most Olympic host cities have hosted a memorial ceremony in the victims’ memory.

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