Interview wtih Julie Churylo

  1. Name and position at Maccabi USA
    Julie Churylo – Senior Director of Operations
  2. Hometown, where you currently live, and family
    I live in Medford, NJ with my husband Joe.  I have 2 children, Alison (25) and Cooper (23)
  3. Favorite sports team and favorite athlete
    Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies and favorite athlete is JT Realmuto
  4. Greatest Sports Accomplishment
    I played softball at Lafayette College and we won the East Coast Conference my sophomore year.
  5. How long have you been involved with Maccabi USA?
    I have been involved since 1994.
  6. How many Maccabiot have you been to previously? My first Maccabiah was in 2001 and I have been to 4 total Maccabiot.
  7. What are some of your favorite memories from going to the Maccabiah?  The first time in Israel in 2001 and seeing Jerusalem and all the rich history.  Also meeting all the amazing athletes and watching the competition.
  8. What are you most looking forward to at the Maccabiah?  Going back to Israel and seeing old friends and meeting the new athletes, the competitions and the great food.
  9. Any insight to the USA apparel package?  The organizers have selected some amazing apparel.  The adidas warm-up is always the favorite.  The American designed hoodie will be loved and great for trading.
  10. Anything else you would like to share?  I have enjoyed working for Maccabi USA for 26 years and meeting all the great volunteers that keep the organization moving forward.