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Remembering Munich: Fathers, Sons, Brothers, Athletes, Israelis, Jews.

Remembering Munich: Fathers, Sons, Brothers, Athletes, Israelis, Jews.

Commemoration for the Israeli Olympic Athletes of 1972 should take place every year. Today, take 1 minute of silence. Learn, Remember, Reflect.

One Day in September

One Day in September

Academy Award Winning documentary film examining the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

The Munich Memory Project Virtual Moment of Silence

The Munich Memory Project Virtual Moment of Silence

Please join in commemorating the memory of the 11 Israeli athletes murdered on this day, and the passion garnered throughout the world to protect their memory through this special video, sharing the expressions of people around the world that give so much meaning to this day.

Memorial_Reading.pdf

Munich Memorial Reading

The names, the identities, the legacy of their memory. Share this with family, friends, your community or just read on your own. This is how to remember. Download and Print.

The Munich 11 Memory Project: Virtual Memorial Wall

The Munich 11 Memory Project: Virtual Memorial Wall

September 5, 1972 their lives were cut short by terror. Share your reflections and messages to ensure that their legacy and memory live on for generations.

11 Israeli Heroes: We Cannot Forget

11 Israeli Heroes: We Cannot Forget

In Munich, they all knew what it meant to be able to walk behind the Israeli Flag. It was then, in September 1972 I made a promise to myself that my 11 heroes from Munich did not die in vain.

Learning from Munich

Learning from Munich

In many ways, Munich served as an example of the evil that terrorism represents. It demonstrates the potential of ideologies of hate and desire for political gain to thwart and control even the most unified and apolitical of events and venues in the world.

From ABC to Israel: Hopeful Memories of Munich

From ABC to Israel: Hopeful Memories of Munich

Irene Rabinowitz writes about her experience working at ABC during the Munich 11 Massacre.

One Day, One Minute, How Long Is Enough?

One Day, One Minute, How Long Is Enough?

It was over 40 years ago, at the 1972 Olympic games in Munich, that we witnessed a hostage crisis turn murderous when 11 Israeli athletes were held by terrorists of the Palestinian Liberation Organization

From An IDF Commander Salute To A Jewish-American Olympian

From An IDF Commander Salute To A Jewish-American Olympian

For so long, we’ve had to apologize for who we are: for how we dress, for our beliefs, for the way we look. Quiet, Jews. Keep your tragedy on the sidelines. Don’t disturb our party. They didn’t count on an 18 year-old girl in a leotard. Jewish-American gymnast Aly Raisman, who lit the torch during the opening ceremony of the 19th Maccabiah Games, became the hero of a gym full of Israeli soldiers during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Honoring the Memory of Munich 11 through the JCC Maccabi Games

Honoring the Memory of Munich 11 through the JCC Maccabi Games

"They are all Gone." With these three simple words, world history and certainly Jewish history, was changed forever. Since its inception, the JCC Maccabiah Games have formed a special bond and have made a heartfelt commitment to the surviving family members of the Munich 11 victims.

Meet the Leaders of Munich Advocacy

Meet the Leaders of Munich Advocacy

To date, we can count five individuals who stand out as leaders of Munich memory and advocacy, several of whom have no immediate connection to the event, the attacks, the devastation, and the memories of those whose lives were taken will not soon be forgotten.

Munich 11 Sermonette

Munich 11 Sermonette

I still find it difficult to see Germany. Yad VaShem and the Holocaust Museum keep getting in the way. But I have learned that yesterday will not change. It happened. Six Million of our people went literally up in smoke.

Ghosts Laid to Rest as Hitler’s Berlin Stadium Hosts Jewish Games

Ghosts Laid to Rest as Hitler’s Berlin Stadium Hosts Jewish Games

Seven decades after the end of the second World War and half a century after West Germany established diplomatic relations with Israel, some 2,300 Jewish athletes and their supporters will banish the ghost of Hitler for good.

The Munich Memory Project

The Munich Memory Project

Please join in commemorating the memory of the 11 Israeli athletes murdered on this day, and the passion garnered throughout the world to protect their memory through this special video, sharing the expressions of people around the world that give so much meaning to this day.

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