The Meaning of Munich: Some Thoughts on Germans and Jews

By Eugene C. Weiner

Response, Winter 1973

The author investigates the meaning of the deaths of the Israeli Olympic team in Munich, so close to the site of the death of so many fellow Jews. The absurdity and tragedy of the "Jewish Olympics", of Mark Spitz and of the Black September is considered.

Topic: Sports, Jewish Identity, Shoah, Holocaust Education, Terrorism, Holocaust, Identity

Name of Publication: Response: A Contemporary Jewish Review

Editor: Novak, Bill

Volume/Issue: Vol.6/No.4

Page Number(s): 35-42

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Germany

Language: English

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Weiner, Eugene C. The Meaning of Munich: Some Thoughts on Germans and Jews. Response: A Contemporary Jewish Review. Response. Winter 1973: 35-42. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=15825


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