Olympics

Ze'ev Friedman, Israel weightlifter killed in 1972 Munich Olympics Massacre

Fellowship Blog

Ze’ev Friedman: Pumping Iron for Israel

A flyweight weightlifter representing the Jewish state at the 1972 Munich Summer Olympic Games, Ze'ev Friedman was murdered by Palestinian terrorists.

Elias Katz crossing finish line in Helsinki in the 1920s

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Forgotten Olympic Champion’s Legacy Races On in Israel

Winning gold for Finland in the 1920s before making aliyah and losing his life in a terror attack, Elias Katz left his mark on Israeli sports.

Victims of 1972 Munich Olympics massacre

Stand For Israel

Remembering the Munich Massacre

Forty-seven years ago today, Palestinian terrorists -- members of the group "Black September" -- climbed the fence surrounding the Olympic Village in Munich, Germany, site of the summer Olympics that year.

Agnes Keleti

Fellowship Blog

The Holocaust Survivor Who Won 10 Olympic Medals

Agnes Keleti survived the Nazis, medaled ten times in gymnastics, made aliyah to the Holy Land, and at 98 is still feisty as ever.

Israeli long jumper David Kushnir

Fellowship Blog

Jumping for the Jewish State

David Kushnir competed for Israel in the 1956 and 1960 Olympic Games, while also coaching Israel's national track and field team from 1970-1982.

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