Israeli Athletes on Alert as Olympics Begin

In the wake of the deadly attack last week on Israelis in Bulgaria, Olympic officials are raising the terrorism assessment for the games. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the 1972 Munich Olympics in which 11 Israeli athletes were killed in a terrorist attack.

Also this week in Israel in the News:

• Israel anxious over Syrian threat to use chemical weapons if attacked.
• Russia threatening to drop its support of Assad regime in Syria.
• Turkey shuts its border with Syria.
• Israel claims to have “rock solid” evidence on Bulgaria bombing.

This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s David Kuner on Israel’s fundamental right to defend itself against terrorism — past, present, and future.


Author: Stand For Israel | July 26, 2012
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  • Philip
    August 7, 2012
    9:12 am
     

    Israel has every right in my opinion, but for the most part under G-d to defend herself by any means necessary, I thank G-d that the Israeli military is about the best there is in the Mediteranean area

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