Get in the Games!

The JCC Maccabi Games are an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in North America and is among the largest organized sport programs for Jewish teenagers in the world. Over 3,000 teens, participate in the JCC Maccabi Games each summer. Thanks to the generous support of the community, all athletes participating in the Fort Lauderdale & Israel Maccabi games will receive a voucher to offset their enrollment fees. $1000 voucher for Israel and $500 for Ft. Lauderdale & Maccabi Access athletes.

Join Team Wisconsin Maccabi
Our local delegation has a proud tradition of competing and most recently hosted the Games in 2015. Jewish teens ages 13 – 16 throughout our community are eligible to compete.

2023 JCC Maccabi Games
New this year! JCC Maccabi Games Israel | July 5-25
Israel Maccabi Games are in partnership with Maccabi World Union

All visiting athletes must be 14-17 years old as of July 25, 2023 (the last day of the Games in Israel)
JCC Maccabi Games Fort Lauderdale | August 6-11
Fort Lauderdale Games are hosted by the David Posnack JCC

All visiting athletes must be between 12-16 years old as of July 31, 2023
Sports include:
Team: Baseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball
Individual: Dance, Golf, Swimming, Table Tennis (Fort Lauderdale Only), Tennis

Interested in JCC Maccabi Games?

Contact Jacob Klavens, Recreation Director, at 414-967-8174.


2023 JCC Maccabi Games Interest Form

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