A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Alex Gilady, second from right, shaking hands with British Ambassador to Israel Matthew Gould in Tel Aviv as Zvika Vershaviak and Efraim Zinger of the Olympic Committee of Israel look on, March 14, 2011.

Some see Alex Gilady, the IOC’s Israeli, as villain in minute of silence defeat

By Miriam Shaviv, JTA August 6, 2012

LONDON -- Was the only Israeli on the International Olympic Committee instrumental in stopping a tribute to the Munich 11 at the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games? In the past few weeks, a war of words has erupted between the official, Alex Gilady,...

Congressmen to hold moment of silence for Munich 11

By Neil Rubin, JTA July 25, 2012

WASHINGTON — Members of the U.S. House of Representatives will hold a moment of silence for the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches slain by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics. “We’re going to give one-minute speeches on the House floor...

Israel’s Olympians heading to London thinking medals, remembering slain countrymen

By Ben Sales, JTA July 9, 2012

TEL AVIV — Israelis and their Summer Olympics athletes are eyeing the upcoming London Games with excitement and disappointment. The athletes are hoping that for the sixth straight summer Games, at least one of them will come home with a medal. Yet they...

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