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July 10, 2012 12:42 pm

Shabbat Conflict Leads Peres to Cancel London Olympic Trip

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Israeli President Shimon Peres. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – President Shimon Peres on Tuesday cancelled his trip to London for the opening of the Olympic Games.

The cancellation is not related to the International Olympic Committee’s refusal to have a minute’s silence in memory of the eleven Israeli athletes who were murdered by Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Olympics in Munich.

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