December 15th, 2016

So your son, daughter, niece, nephew, granddaughter, grandson, father, mother, sister or brother has been chosen as an athlete for the 20th World Maccabiah Games. They deserve a pat on the back and endless amounts of hugs, kisses, and high-fives. Now is your chance to support them and join them on the journey of what […]

November 7th, 2016

In 2001 Dan Kurtz boarded a plane for his first trip to Israel for the 16th Maccabiah Games as both an athlete and coach in the sport of Judo. The 16th Games were unique because they were run at the height of the Second Intifada. “The very experience of being in Israel during that time […]

November 2nd, 2016

Harry Swimmer has been nominated as one of the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2016; a program which honors “people who have made a difference by daring to help others.” He is an inspiration to us all. Read more of Harry’s story here and don’t forget to vote for him now through December 6, 2016. You can vote up […]
October 19th, 2016

Flashback to 2013 as Nicole Frevold boarded the plane to Israel for the 19th Maccabiah Games. Having never been to Israel before, she recalls not knowing what to expect – in terms of both the competition and the overall experience of the three weeks abroad. She was recruited for the Badminton team by fellow teammate […]

September 14th, 2016

Dan has always been enamored with Maccabi USA and its mission of using Sports to Build Jewish Pride and connect athletes to each other and their culture & heritage. Learn more about Dan and how he plans to build a broader Maccabi USA Alumni community. Dan has always identified as a Jewish athlete. He started […]