Maccabi Games Info Night – Nov. 30

November 9, 2016


JCC Maccabi Games

Compete in one of the following sports: baseball, basketball, soccer, dance, golf, ice hockey, table tennis, swimming & star reporter.

Looking for female and male athletes who are between the ages of 13-16 who identify as being Jewish.

Contact Mark Spencer at (204)477-7543 or join us for an info night on Nov. 30 at 7 pm (Rady JCC foyer).

“This was an incredible opportunity for Jewish youth to compete with others athletes, but also foster mutual respect and sportsmanship,” says Rady JCC Maccabi Games co-chair, Al Greenberg. “Apart from the excellence of our athletes in their chosen sports, it’s also about fun and socialization, enriching their Jewish identity.”

The JCC Maccabi Games® are an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in North America and is the second largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world.

Those bringing home medals last summer in Columbus included:

Gold Medals:
Brianna Ritter – Tennis
Alex Waxman – Golf – 3 medals

Silver Medal:
Alex Waxman – Golf

Bronze Medals:

Girl’s 16U Basketball

  • Emma Berkowitz
  • Lauren Cogan
  • Jessica Hartog
  • Adi Kaufman
  • Megan Labrie – Coach

Boys 16U Baseball

  • Nicolas Nudler

Midot Medals (for Athletes who demonstrated the values of the Maccabi Games)

  • Lina Fridlender – Volleyball
  • Jonathon Lerner – Tennis