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JCC Maccabi Chicago *

Administrative Office
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (224)-406-9224
Fax: (224) 406-9272
Email: Kconner@jccchicago.org
Web: http://www.jccchicago.org/maccabi
Contact: Kirsten Conner

An annual, international Olympic-style sporting event held each summer in select cities for Jewish teens, 13-16 years of age. Competition includes basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse, flag football, volleyball, track and field, swimming, tennis, golf, ice hockey and more. The largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world, the Games provide 6,000 Jewish youth with an unparalleled athletic and cultural experience and strengthens Jewish identity. A summer arts experience for creative Jewish teens ages 13-17 features workshops in a variety of specialties with some of the leading artists in each field and incorporates community service, social activities, and themes of Jewish heritage, community, and Israel.

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