Last month, the Springfield JCC sent more than 30 local Jewish teens to participate in The JCC Maccabi Games held in Cherry Hill, N.J.
The JCC Maccabi Games are weeklong Olympic-style sports events that celebrate sportsmanship, athletic competition and community service in the largest gathering of Jewish teens in North America. More than 6,500 teens, ages 13-16 from around the world, participate.
JCC Maccabi Games Track Athletes from Springfield JCC – (left to right) – Zach Steinberg- 2 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze; Mark Horowitz- 3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze; Ethan Belisle- 2 gold, 1 silver, 6 bronze; and Alex Hoffman- 3 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze.
The JCC Maccabi Games 16 and Under soccer team from the Springfield JCC
won the silver medal. They are, (top row) – Coach Tony Sendra, Joe Wint,
Andrew Schreibstein, Max Vinick, Spencer Vinick, and Max Robbins. (Bottom row) –
Matan Dragon, Josh Zak, Dan Draymore, Noah Skole, and Sam Freedman.