2014 JCC Maccabi Games® and ArtsFest®
2014 JCC Maccabi Games®
August 17-22, 2014
The Northern Manhattan/Riverdale community is looking for participants for the 2014 JCC Maccabi Games® in:
Boys Basketball • Boys Soccer • Girls Basketball • Girls Soccer • Bowling • Swimming • Tennis • Track
Join us for what promises to be the most memorable summer of your life. Jewish Teens ages 13-16, from around the globe, go head-to-head in week-long friendly competitions in team sports and individual sports. Showcase your talents, develop skills, make friends, travel the country, and many more opportunities await you this summer!
The JCC Maccabi Games® are an Olympic-style sporting event that is held every summer for Jewish teens between the ages of 13 and 16. The first JCC Maccabi Games® held in Memphis in 1982 welcomed 300 athletes.
Since their creation, the JCC Maccabi Games® have grown from a small pilot project in one host community to an International Olympic Committee (IOC)-recognized competition held each summer in multiple cities throughout North America. Today, over 4,000 athletes compete in the JCC Maccabi Games® each summer.
The Games are co-sponsored by JCC Association of North America, Maccabi World Union, Maccabi Canada, and Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel. www.jccmaccabigames.org
2014 JCC Maccabi ArtsFest®
August 17-22, 2014
The Northern Manhattan/Riverdale community is looking for participants for the 2014 JCC Maccabi ArtsFest® in:
Acting/Improv • Star Reporters • Culinary Arts • Dance • Musical Theater • Rock Band • Visual Arts • Vocal Music/Glee
JCC Maccabi ArtsFest® is a weeklong summer arts experience for creative Jewish teens ages 13–17. Featuring workshops in a variety of specialties with some of the leading artists in each field, ArtsFest incorporates community service, social activities, and themes of Jewish heritage, community, and Israel. You’re guaranteed to end this summer with both skills and friendships that will last a lifetime!
If you are interested in joining our delegation for the 2014 JCC Maccabi Games®, or if you have questions or would like more information, please contact Joe Smith at (718) 548-8200, ext. 261 or at JSmith@RiverdaleY.org before Friday, November 15 with your specific interest in Maccabi Games and/or ArtsFest.
Download Maccabi Games flyer here