Tag Archives: Summer Olympics

24-year-old Artem Dolgopyat: “The artistic gymnast who soared to the second gold in Israeli Olympic history keeps his feet firmly on the ground amid national euphoria”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Israel’s modest gold medalist: Artem Dolgopyat proves a disarming Olympic hero by David Horovitz August 1, 2021 Artem Dolgopyat, Israel’s first gold winner of the Tokyo Olympics, and only its second gold medal winner ever, must be … Continue reading

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“The IOC has never before heeded the call to remember slain athletes, at times suggesting that honoring the Israeli athletes could be divisive”

JTA For first time, Olympics opening ceremony honors Israeli athletes murdered in Munich July 23, 2021 For the first time ever, the Olympic Games held a moment of silence during the opening ceremony for the 11 Israeli athletes murdered during … Continue reading

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Before the #Olympics open Friday, “a special shout-out to some of the Members of the Tribe in Brazil”

TIMES OF ISRAEL 2016 Olympics: 7 Jewish American Olympians to watch in Rio by Gabe Friedman August 1, 2016 There are athletes, and then there are Olympic athletes. And then there are Jewish Olympic athletes. When the 2016 Summer Olympics … Continue reading

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