July 2018 -- Tammuz-Av 5778,  Volume 24, Issue 7

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Maccabi USA Seeks Jewish Athletes, Coaches and Volunteers for 2019 Regional Games

Maccabi USA is seeking Jewish athletes, coaches, and volunteers to represent the United States at the 14th Pan American Maccabi Games in Mexico City, Mexico, July 5-15, and the 15th European Maccabi Games in Budapest, Hungary, July 29-August 7, 2019. To see the 25 sports offered and eligibility guidelines, visit www.maccabiusa.com.

 

The Games are hosted by the European Maccabi Confederation and the Confederacion Latinoamericana Maccabi (CLAM) respectively. Both Games are conducted in cooperation with Maccabi World Union and are held every four years, two years after the Maccabiah is held. The Pan American and European Games are a high-level athletic competition for Jewish athletes all over the world aimed at connecting Jews from the Diaspora.

 

Tonja Magerman, Team USA Chair, 2019 Pan American Maccabi Games Organizing Committee, and Debbie Adams, Team USA Chair, 2019 European Maccabi Games Organizing Committee, recruiting volunteers for to serve as Sports Chair on their respective committees and help recruit qualified athletes and coaches. The Organizing Committee will field two individual USA Teams of approximately 700 participants strong.

 

“The 2019 Regional Games provide individuals a unique opportunity to represent Team USA,” said Program Director Shane Carr. “There is an indescribable feeling of pride as you march in with the delegation wearing red, white, and blue. Together we will make life-long memories alongside our Jewish counterparts from around the world, who share a common love for sports.”

 

For more information, contact Maccabi USA Program Director Shane Carr at 215.561.6900 or by email at scarr@maccabiusa.com.