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Hockey Coach Hopes to Add Maccabiah Gold to Stanley Cup

Of all the compelling stories of athletic achievement and challenges overcome that could be told by the 9,000 participants at the 19th Maccabiah Games,...
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Area Athletes Headed to Maccabiah Games

More than 95 athletes and staff members from the Philadelphia and South Jersey area are headed to Israel for the 19th World Maccabiah Games. More...
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Futsal Gives Red Card to Soccer’s Slower Moments

Futsal? What's that, you ask? An Abington resident who will be coaching the U.S. team at the Maccabiah Games later this month gives the...
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Maccabiah Athletes, Staff Prepare for Israel

Maccabiah athletes and their families gathered June 30 at Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel in Center City for a send-off party in anticipation of their...
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Masters Hockey Team Revels in Camaraderie

The U.S. masters hockey team is headed for the Macca­biah Games in Israel this sum­mer. This is one of a series of ­profiles spotlighting some of...
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For Love of the Game, Brothers Attended Different Schools

After two years of competing against each other in high school basketball, a pair of Penn Valley brothers get to be on the same...
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Tennis Player Serves One for Grandfather

Jennie Shulkin’s grandparents purchased flights to watch her play tennis this summer at the Maccabiah Games in Israel before she even tried out for...
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Samson’s Army: The Jews of the Olympic Games

The Upcoming Maccabiah Games, the so-called Jewish Olympics, remind us that we Jews  are more than artists and scientists; we are also fine athletes....
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Macca-which? A Primer on the Games

Keeping the various Maccabi Games straight isn’t always easy. There are local, national and international versions. Keeping the various Maccabi Games straight isn’t always easy....