20 minutes before start - already almost full. By start time, it was full.
Opening song - Maria Makimba
MC / comedian
("how come the Rabbi is dressed like a comedian and the comedian is dressed like a Rabbi?")
Springfield delegation about to be announced
In the spotlight (for a moment)
Rockland delegation about to enter - shot at ISO 6400. Yes it was that dark - silly, for an event like this.
US national anthem
Part of US national anthem (short movie)
End of US national anthem (short movie)
Canadian national anthem (short movie)
Cantor Michele Friedman of the Montebello Jewish Center about to sing the Israeli national anthem, Hatikva.
Hatikva - short movie
The torch enters - it originated in Israel.
Each person held the torch up and said "I hold up this torch in memory of ..." one of the Munich 11.
About to light the cauldron
Springfield walking out - at least now the ceiling lights are on!
Philadelphia vs Springfield: 4th period, 4:17PM. #33 is Akiva. Don't look too close, it's blurry.
About to be 2 points for Springfield
foul shot for Philadelphia (one of too many)
Springfiled is behind by 2
now ahead by 1
ahead by 1 with 38.2 seconds left
behind by 1 with 19.7 seconds left
Springfield wins by 1 point! Phila got the ball with 4 seconds left on the clock, took one shot which missed - and the buzzer sounded.
After shaking hands with the opposing team