“Israeli president, families of 11 Israeli athletes murdered by Arab terrorists in 1972, meet following dedication of Munich memorial to victims” [VIDEO]

President Rivlin meets families of Munich Massacre victims
by Staff
September 6, 2017

After the main memorial ceremony held in for the 11 Israeli athletes murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics, and after the inauguration of the memorial site at the Olympic Village, President Reuven and First Lady Nechama Rivlin met today (Wednesday), with the families of the athletes. The meeting was attended by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife, and Bavarian Minister-President Horst Seehofer and his wife. The President spoke about his memories of those terrible days and acknowledged the great efforts that had gone into to seeing the memorial come to fruition, he said emotionally, “If I were elected President only to be here with you today, I would have been fortunate.” READ MORE

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