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Aly Raisman, Olympic Gymnast, Honors ‘Munich 11’ and Her Jewish Heritage after Winning Gold

posted on August 10, 2012

Jewish American gymnast, Aly Raisman, said she would have supported a moment of silence at the Olympic Games for the victims of the 1972 Munich Olympic terrorist attacks, Meredith Bennett-Smith reports for The Huffington Post. A Palestinian militant group killed 11 Israeli athletes and coaches during the 1972 games. “International Olympic Committee President Jaques Roggue refused to allow any such remembrance,” Bennett-Smith writes. 

Read at The Huffington Post