Athletes counter BBC in film: J’lem is our capital

28.07.2012                      09.Aw. 5772                       Dewarim, Schabbat Chason, Fasten verschoben

London 2012:

Athletes counter BBC in film: J'lem is our capital

Israeli Olympic team says it's proud to represent Israel; BBC lists J'lem as Israeli seat of gov't after failing to name capital.

Following the BBC’s refusal to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Israeli Olympic team prepared a video this week in which the athletes say they are proud to represent Israel “and its capital Jerusalem.”
On its website listing of countries participating in the upcoming Olympics, the BBC had listed “East Jerusalem” as the capital for the Palestinian Olympic team, but listed Israel without a capital….