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St. Louis Jewish Light

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

St. Louis Jewish Light

Ankie Spitzer, right, with David Kirschtel, CEO of JCC Rockland, in front of the JCCs recently installed memorial sculpture dedicated to the 11 Israelis who died at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

Munich 11 widow Ankie Spitzer keeps up her fight for a minute of Olympic time

By Marla Cohen, JTA June 28, 2012

WEST NYACK, N.Y. — The room was splashed in blood, the walls riddled with bullet holes. Ankie Spitzer stood amid the chaos and made a vow. “If this is the place where Andrei spent the last hours of his life, he and his friends, I am not going to...

Chasidic teen pleads guilty to firebombing attack

JTA February 8, 2012

An 18-year-old Hasidic teen has pleaded guilty to assault in the firebombing of the home of a neighbor over a religious disagreement. Shaul Spitzer of the New York village of New Square, home to 7,000 people mostly from the Skverer Hasidic sect, on Tuesday...

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