October 18th, 2017

Leon Lifschutz first became involved with Maccabi USA in 2013 as an Accommodations Manager at the 19th World Maccabiah Games working primarily with the Open teams. Prior to 2013, he had been to Israel a handful of times but recalls the Maccabiah Games as being a completely different experience. The Maccabiah Games allowed Leon to connect […]

September 11th, 2017

Volunteerism takes one AT to Israel for the 20th World Maccabiah Games

August 24th, 2017

The 20th World Maccabiah Games were a celebration of Jewish pride, unity, and athleticism. They provided a platform for athletes to excel in a sporting competition in the beautiful State of Israel, while also forming relationships with other Jewish athletes from around the world. Team USA came home with 368 medals; 94 gold, 128 silver, […]

August 4th, 2017

Maccabiah: T Statman’s World Games Experience 2017 Previously: The Western Wall: A Reflection by Tri-Athlete Jake Sussman The Magic of Maccabi with USA Team Rabbi Daniel Greyber Maccabi World Union Internship: Jessica Goodkin 20th Maccabiah USA Mission: Passport to Israel Maccabi USA: A Transformational Experience with Dan Kurtz Harry Swimmer – A CNN Hero Keep […]

July 5th, 2017

It is more than just a wall.  It is a symbol of resilience, perseverance, sacrifice, and faith. For thousands of years, the Jewish people have been hunted, imprisoned, forced to convert, and been the victims of mass extermination. The dominant Western civilizations of history- the Greeks, the Romans, the Spanish, and the Germans all had […]