Israel (Q963)

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Israel
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  • Israël
  • ISR
  • ISL

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Brittain, Ian (May 2012). "From Stoke Mandeville to Stratford: A History of the Summer Paralympic Games" (PDF). CURVE. Champaign, Illinois: Common Ground Publishing.
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1968
The telegram said the Israelis were, "reluctant to apply the rules too strictly on this occassiona both because Israel is the host country and because they anticipate an emotional outfrom from in the Press if it seemed they were acting harshly towards the physically handicapped." (2z/2z)
1968
To get around the unrecognized passports of the Rhodesian government, Israel asked permission from the British to allow Rhodesian Paralympians to enter the country without requesting a passport.
1968
While the British were making an extra effort to make sure Rhodesia was included at the 1968 Summer Paralympics, they were working to see Rhodesia excluded from the 1968 Summer Paralympics in Mexico.
1968
The British Embassy in Israel sent a telegram ahead of the 1968 Games to the Foriegn and Commonwealth Office in London. (1z/2z)
1968
Members of the Rhodesian delegation at the 1968 Games were asked to provide landing cards for Israeli immigration to stamp. This way, Israeli passport control would not need to see the passport.
1968
As Rhodesia was a member in good standing with the International Stoke Mandeville Games Federation, Israeli hosts were obligated to invite them to participate in the 1968 Games.