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Maccabi Games

Team Palm Beach is Forming!

We're looking for teens to compete in the largest annual Jewish teen event in the country! They will create memories to last a lifetime while competing, collaborating, and growing with other Jewish teens in this Olympic-style event!

Boys and Girls Ages 13-16: Participants must be age 13 by July 31, 2022 and cannot be 17 on or before July 31, 2022.

Team Sports

  • Boys Basketball 
  • Baseball
  • Girls Volleyball
  • Girls Basketball
  • Flag Football
  • Ice Hockey
  • Girls Soccer
  • Boys Soccer

Individual Sports

  • Chess
  • Dance
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Swim
  • Table Tennis
  • E-Sports
  • Info Meeting

    Thursday, January 20
    7:30 pm

    Zoom Meeting ID: 826 6896 3155
    Passcode: Maccabi

    For further information: Heather at 561-509-0120 or HeatherR@JCConline.com


    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. The Maccabi Movement began in 1895 when the first all-Jewish sports club was formed in Constantinople. The first world Maccabiah Games were held in Israel in 1932. Now, this two week competition takes place every four years and has featured many world class Jewish athletes including: Mark Spitz (swimming), Mitch Gaylord (gymnastics), Ernie Grunfeld and Danny Schayes (basketball), Brad Gilbert and Dick Savitt (tennis).

    The first North American JCC Maccabi Games® were held in 1982 with 300 athletes. Due to overwhelming interest, Regional Games were added in 1985 to augment the even-year Continental Games. 1997 marked the first time that the Games were held simultaneously in six American cities with 4,400 participating athletes. Since their inception in 1982, the Games have grown from a small pilot project in one host community to an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in multiple sites throughout North America.

    Today, over 6,000 teens, ranging from 13 to 16 years of age, participate in the JCC Maccabi Games® each summer. The Games are co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Center Association of North America, Maccabi World Union, Maccabi Canada, and Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel.



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