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Monday, April 30, 2012

Official London Olympics website: Jerusalem the capital of 'Palestine'; Israel has no capital

Here's a screen shot from the official London Olympics website as it was until Monday morning (Hat Tip: Tom Gross).

Tom Gross adds:
Unlike dozens of other disputed territories throughout the world, such as Tibet, Kurdistan or Baluchistan, Palestine is invited to participate in the Olympics as if it were already a nation state.
Of course. None of those territories are connected to Jews.

Cheryl H points out that on the same London Olympics web site, Israel is part of Europe, while 'Palestine' (and Arab countries like Jordan and Syria) are part of Asia.

Maybe they're afraid we'll be offended if they place the Arab countries on the same continent as us?

Things haven't changed much in the last 40 years, have they?



At 11:41 PM, Blogger Will said...

It's a disgrace Israel should withdraw from the games.

At 11:55 PM, Blogger NormanF said...


Its not anti-Semitism - not at all!

If Israel had any self-respect, it would stay away from the Olympic Games.

Sadly, they'll send their athletes there this summer anyway and put up with the insulting treatment the Brits have dished out to them!

The more things change...

At 1:24 AM, Blogger Ashan said...

The Israeli government must not let this theft of our historical capital slide. Let's email and call-bombing the PM and FM's offices,MKs, Olympic officials, news media!!!

At 2:26 AM, Blogger Captain.H said...

As noted, it's been scrubbed. But for anyone inclined to contact the British Olympic committee, their Contact Us webpage gives:

"General enquiries

For general enquiries related to London 2012, please call 0845 267 2012.

Head Office
London 2012
One Churchill Place
Canary Wharf
London E14 5LN
Tel: 020 3 2012 000"

There is an email form on this page also. "Dear Dhimmi Quislings,"

At 4:04 AM, Blogger Empress Trudy said...

50/50 the Brits demand Israel not attend the games following vague Muslim threats to riot.

At 8:54 PM, Blogger Kazimierz said...

Here is my email to LOCOG. I asked for a job!

Perhaps I can help LOCOG with their Geopgraphy. I know the correct Capital City of every Nation taking part in the 2012 Games.
To demonstrate this I shall give you an example. The Capital City of Israel is, Jerusalem.

The Capital of Palestine is, unknown. The nation does not exist. If you are unsure, ask the United Nations or the C.I.A

I am prepared to start working with you at a moments notice.


Victor Zebedee

At 9:56 PM, Blogger David said...

BBC's summary of countries participating in the Olympics lists "East Jerusalem" as capital of "Palestine", lists no captal for Israel:


Israel: the only country in the world with no capital

At 6:10 PM, Blogger Andi Ali said...

What's the problem? East Jerusalem is the capital Palastine.

At 6:12 PM, Blogger Andi Ali said...

Whats the problem? East Jerusalem is the capital of Palastine.


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