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Friday's Olympic Opening Ceremony Honored Israeli Victims of 1972 Massacre for First Time

TrĂ© Goins-Phillips : Jul 26, 2021  Faithwire.com

"For the first time ever, a moment of silence was held at the @Olympics opening ceremony for the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches murdered by Palestinian terrorists. Thank you Japan. #TokyoOlympics." -Avi Kaner, Twitter

[Faithwire.com] For the first time since it happened, a moment of silence was observed during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics in honor of the Israeli athletes murdered by a group of Palestinian terrorists. (Screengrab image)

During the 1972 games in Munich, eight members of the Palestinian terrorist group Black September killed two Israeli athletes and took nine hostage, according to The Jerusalem Post.  After a day failed negotiations with the terrorists, the Palestinian radicals demanded a flight with their hostages to an Arab country.

Attempts by German security officials to rescue the hostages failed and the Israeli citizens were ultimately murdered by the terrorists.

The organizers of the opening ceremony Friday remembered the massacre with a moment of silence at the beginning of the event... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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