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Congregation recalls Munich tragedy

11 Israeli athletes died 40 years ago at Games

Following morning services at Congregation Ohav Shalom on Sunday, a brief ceremony and a moment of silence were observed in memory of the 11 Israeli athletes, coaches and referees who were slain at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich.
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Following morning services at Congregation Ohav Shalom on Sunday, a brief ceremony and a moment of silence were observed in memory of the 11 Israeli athletes, coaches and referees who were slain at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich.
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Cloudy skies and light rain set the stage for a somber ceremony outside Congregation Ohav Shalom Sunday morning. A group of more than 50 people gathered to remember the 11 members of the Israeli Olympic Team who were killed by Palestinian militants during the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany.

The ceremony included a moment of silence to observe the 40th anniversary of the deaths, something that did not happen during Friday’s opening ceremony ...

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