Philadelphia, PA June 5, 2019 – The 2019 Games Organizing Committees are pleased to announce that 132 athletes, nine coaches, and two Certified Athletic Trainers from California have been appointed as members of the USA delegation for the upcoming Pan American and European Maccabi Games which will take place in Mexico City, Mexico July 5-15, 2019, and Budapest, Hungary July 28-August 7, 2019.

The European Maccabi Games participants are Jonah Albers of San Rafael, CA, Juniors Water Polo; Isaac Alkin of Pacific Palisades, CA, Juniors Fencing; Caden Arnold of Los Angeles, CA, Youth Basketball; Kelly Artz of Corona, CA, Open Equestrian; Ethan Berks of Santa Monica, CA, Youth Basketball; Jacob Berrol of Mill Valley, CA, Juniors Water Polo, Victor Bianchini of San Diego, CA, Juniors Fencing Head Coach; Myles Cherry of Belvedere, CA, Juniors Water Polo, Matthew Cohen of La Jolla, CA, Juniors Water Polo; Spencer Cutrow of Los Angeles, CA, Open Water Polo, Draper Dayton of Petaluma, CA, Juniors Fencing; Michael Dworsky of Los Angeles, CA, Open Water Polo; Matthew Epstein of West Hills, CA, Open Water Polo; Alyssa Fagel of San Carlos, CA, Open Soccer; Albert Fallas of Beverly Hills, CA, Youth Basketball; Michael Feinberg of Hidden Hills, CA, Open Basketball; Robert Feinberg of Hidden Hills, CA, Open Basketball; Jason Feinberg of Santa Barbara, CA, Open Squash; Adam Florman of Santa Ana, CA, Open Water Polo; Spencer Freedman of Los Angeles, CA, Open Basketball; Arnold Friedman of Clovis, CA, Masters Tennis; Miller Geschke of Los Altos, CA, Open Water Polo; Ari Glenn of Palo Alto, CA, Juniors Fencing; Lauren Goetzman of Calabasas, CA, Open Soccer; Daniel Goldberg of Santa Barbara, CA, Juniors Water Polo; Joseph Gullikson of Stockton, CA, Open Water Polo Head Coach; Zachary Hausner of Pacific Palisades, CA, Juniors Water Polo; Gina Jorasch of Palo Alto, CA, Masters Tennis; Craig Jorasch of Palo Alto, CA, Masters Tennis; Wesley Kading of Capistrano Beach, CA; Open Water Polo, Kirk Lazaruk of Sherman Oaks, CA, Juniors Water Polo Head Coach; Jordan Leaf of Los Angeles, CA, Open Swimming; Michael Lipton of San Rafael, CA, Masters Fencing, Leo Lombardi of Berkeley, CA; Juniors Fencing, Hannah Massagli of Loomis, CA, Open Soccer; Maximilian Pollack of Mill Valley, CA, Juniors Water Polo; Zachary Pollack of Mill Valley, CA, Juniors Water Polo; Michael Rudin of Irvine, CA, Open Tennis; Daniel Schreier of Santa Monica, CA, Open Basketball; Ashton Silk of Hillsborough, CA, Open Golf; Edward Solomon of San Francisco, CA, Juniors Table Tennis; Maximo Speiser of Pacific Palisades, CA, Juniors Water Polo; Adam Sraberg of Los Angeles, CA, Open Tennis; Danielle Stollar of Berkeley, CA, Open Soccer; Max Stone of La Jolla, CA, Juniors Water Polo; and Jeffrey Wulbrun of Stanford, CA, Open Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach.

The Pan American Maccabi Games participants are Conrad Adamczak of Los Angeles, CA, Masters Basketball; David Alchalel of Santa Monica, CA, Open Futsal; Elizabeth Allins of Sherman Oaks, CA, Open Rhythmic Gymnastics; Jonah Anderson of Los Angeles, CA, Open Soccer;  Corey Angel of Tarzana, CA, Masters Softball; Danielle Aroeste of San Francisco, CA, Open Golf; Zoe Arthur of El Segundo, CA, Open Gymnastics; Zahi Ashkenazi of Los Angeles, CA, Masters Softball; David Aufhauser of Burlingame, CA, Masters Basketball; Brandon Averitt of Monrovia, CA, Open Basketball; Gavin Ballas of Studio City, CA, Masters Softball; Violet Barnett of San Francisco, CA, Open Equestrian; Morgan Benmoshe of Beverly Hills, CA, Open Soccer; Gary Bernstein of Sherman Oaks, CA, Masters Soccer 55+ Assistant Coach; Kaitlin Blam of Irvine, CA, Open Gymnastics; Aaron Breslow of Playa Vista, CA, Open Softball; Emily Claridge of Pleasanton, CA, Open Swimming; Michael Coakley of Culver City, CA, Masters Soccer; Daniel Cosgrove of Los Angeles, CA, Masters Softball; Isabel Coxe of Palo Alto, CA, Open Equestrian; Hadar Elbaz of La Jolla, CA, Masters Triathlon; Michael Ellison of Temecula, CA, Masters Triathlon, Michael Erush of Culver City, CA, Masters Soccer; Caitlin Estrin of Cathedral City, CA, Juniors Soccer; Richard Farber of Pacific Palisades, CA, Masters Basketball; Leora Feldman of Los Angeles, CA, Open Rhythmic Gymnastics Head Coach; Shawn Forer of Walnut Creek, CA, Open Triathlon; Billy Frank of Encino, CA, Masters Softball; Brendan Frasier of San Francisco, CA, Open Golf; Kijana Garrett of Manhattan Beach, CA, Open Basketball; Aaron Gill of Kentfield, CA, Juniors Girls’ Volleyball Head Coach; Aaron Gill of Kentfield, CA, Juniors Volleyball; Henry Glickman of Los Angeles, CA, Juniors Basketball; Jason Gluckman of Van Nuys, CA, Open Softball; Elad Goren of Newbury Park, CA, Masters Soccer;  Jack Handen of El Dorado Hills, CA, Open Soccer; Manning Haskal of North Hollywood, CA, Juniors Swimming; John Horn of Sherman Oaks, CA, Masters Softball, John Horn of Sherman Oaks, CA, Masters Softball; Scott Jones of Kentfield, CA, Masters Soccer; Ellie Kanner of Pacific Palisades, CA, Masters Tennis; Alana Karro of Newport Beach, CA, Juniors Soccer; Beau Keeve of San Rafael, CA, Open Basketball; Chloe Kipnis of Los Angeles, CA, Certified Athletic Trainer; Eden Kolber of Los Angeles, CA, Open Gymnastics; Janet Leahy of Pacific Palisades, CA, Masters Tennis; Joby Levit of Los Angeles, CA, Juniors Volleyball; Oren Levy of Beverly Hills, CA, Masters Basketball; Stefan Levy of San Diego, CA, Open Soccer;Alexander Lichtenberg of Beverly Hills, CA, Open Soccer; Elijah Lichtenberg of Beverly Hills, CA, Open Soccer; McKenna Lutzker of Davis, CA, Juniors Soccer; Daisy Marmur of Los Angeles, CA, Open Rhythmic Gymnastics; Zachary Miller of Sherman Oaks, CA, Open Basketball; Roi Moskowitz of Sunnyvale, CA, Juniors Soccer; Amelia Nathanson of Pacific Palisades, CA, Juniors Volleyball; Molly Neinstein of Calabasas, CA, Juniors Gymnastics; Paige Nelson of Winnetka, CA, Open Gymnastics Head Coach; Bruno Overstreet of Healdsburg, CA, Juniors Swimming; Aaron Owens of Santee, CA, Open Softball; Soda Persi of Los Angeles, CA, Juniors Gymnastics Head Coach; Ryan Pinsker of Los Angeles, CA, Juniors Swimming; Alison Raich of Pacific Palisades, CA, Open Equestrian; Noah Rothstein of Los Angeles, CA, Open Futsal; Adam Rubin of Santa Monica, CA, Open Futsal; Michael Rudin of Irvine, CA, Open Tennis; Summer Runestad of Los Angeles, CA, Certified Athletic Trainer; Nicole Sayd of San Diego, CA, Open Soccer; Jason Schoen of Los Angeles, CA, Open Softball; Eric Shapiro of Beverly Hills, CA, Masters Basketball; Morgan Sherman of Camarillo, CA, Open Soccer; Denise Shkurovich of Encino, CA, Open Soccer, Lawrence Silfen of Ladera Ranch, CA, Masters Softball; Spencer Silverstein of Agoura Hills, CA, Open Softball; Daniela Skov of Piedmont, CA, Open Volleyball; Russ Snow of Carlsbad, CA, Masters Softball; Alexis Sokolov of Rancho Santa Fe, CA, Open Equestrian; Miles Tresser of Placerville, CA, Juniors Swimming; David Waco of Sherman Oaks, CA, Masters Softball; Elijah Wakefield of Claremont, CA, Juniors Soccer; Stella Wasserman of Los Angeles, CA, Open Equestrian; Martin Weiner of Van Nuys, CA, Masters Softball; Joshua Wolf-Bloom of San Jose, CA, Juniors Basketball; Robert Wynner of Westlake Village, CA, Masters Soccer; and Tal Zandberg of Los Angeles, CA, Open Tennis.

Maccabi USA builds Jewish pride through sports, generating the emotional intensity, high ideals, and powerful camaraderie of competition. We connect athletes, volunteers, and supporters with the global Jewish community. Our athletic, educational, and cultural experiences build Jewish identity, perpetuate Jewish continuity worldwide, and strengthen support for the State of Israel.

The Magic of Maccabi combines a passion of Israel and athletics. The team members are excited to be part of the USA delegation heading to Mexico City and Budapest this summer for the 2019 Regional Games.

For more information on how to send off our 2019 athletes, register for the send-off celebration in Los Angeles here, and San Francisco here.

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