The on field entertainment has begun — olde Englishe traditions showcased. Ethereal voices sing “Jerusalem.” Jerusalem? That’s the capital of a country somewhere, isn’t it? Maybe we’re confused.
While we watch the British Isles and their history showcased on screen — including their sporting achievements — for Israeli eyes this ceremony will be highlighted when the Israeli athletes enter, and when we see how the promised “moment of silence” pans out — a standing protest urged by the Munich windows during IOC chief Jacques Rogges speech.