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Jewish Committee for the London Games

The London Jewish Forum with Maccabi GB and the UJIA have formed the Jewish Committee for the London Games. This is dedicated to ensuring greater community involvement in the Olympic Games in 2012.

The group is aiming to work with Jewish schools and their communities in meeting Jewish Olympians; the development of welfare, culture and religious services for Jewish athletes in the Olympic Village; a London 2012 Jewish website for visitors to the Games; the long-term legacy for the Jewish community within the five Olympic Boroughs and utilising sports to bring groups together and celebrate the cultural diversity of the city.

The London Jewish Forum is working on developing good community relations projects with sports, arts and business organisation.

The LJF is committed to utilising sports as a medium for developing better community relations in London and is working with youth groups and sporting organisations such as Maccabi GB to ensure that more young people within the Jewish community are encouraged into sport.

You can find out more information by visiting www.visitjewishlondon.org.uk

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at the Guildhall Commemoration of the Munich Attacks

Munich Terrorist Attack Memorial at the Guildhall

As part of the JCLG ‘s activities during the London Olympics, ensuring a fitting commemoration for the 40th¬†anniversary of the murder of 11 Israeli Olympians at the 1972 Munich Olympics was a key priority for the London Jewish Forum and for the Jewish Community. In addition to supporting local and grassroots commemorations, a memorial was …

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