Chabad says data shows a correlation between a moment of silence and a drop in violence.
Jewish-American gymnast Aly Raisman expressed her support for an Olympic moment of silence for the Israeli athletes killed at the Munich Olympics in 1972 during an interview following her gold medal win.
The International Olympic Commmittee (IOC) and its president Jacques Rogge were severely criticized last night at an event commemorating the Munich Eleven.
More than 20,000 people in various venues in London attended the British Zionist Federation’s “Minute for Munich” program that was promoted via social media.
The International Olympic Committee rejected a face-to-face appeal from the widows of slain Israeli athletes for a minute of silence at the opening ceremonies.
Widows of Israelis murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics are asking the crowd at the opening ceremonies of the London Games to stand for a minute of silence, regardless of whether the International Olympic Committee recognizes it.
The widow of an Israeli athlete slain in the 1972 Munich massacre praised President Obama’s decision to join her campaign for a moment of silence at the London Olympic Games.