Ice dancers, skier are Israeli Olympians


JERUSALEM (JTA) — An ice-dancing pair and a skier will represent Israel at the Winter Olympics.

Roman and Alexandra Zaretsky, a brother-and-sister duo, and skier Mikail Renzhin will go to Vancouver next month, the Olympic Committee of Israel announced Monday at its headquarters.

The Zaretskys finished seventh in the 2010 European Championships, which earned them an Olympics berth. They are scheduled to skate to "Hava Nagila" and the music of " Schindler’s List." It is their second Olympics.

Renzhin will compete in the slalom and giant slalom events. It is also his second Olympics.

The team left Tuesday for their training sites in North America.  

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