JCC Maccabi Games® and ArtsFest® 2018
Banners waving. Brimming with hopes and dreams of the competition and showcase to come. To the sound of raucous cheers and near-constant applause, they marched in, delegation by delegation, from 69 JCCs across Canada and the United States, Panama, Israel, Mexico and the United Kingdom.
The competition was fierce but spirited. Pride in great achievement was coupled with grace in both victory and defeat. Chests swelled in the face of dazzling musical talent, poetry in motion through dance, and the creation of inspired works of art. JCC Cares found every artist and athlete working hand-in-hand with peers from local organizations. And all along the way, magical Hang Time moments; each one strengthening the ties between North American Jewry and the state of Israel.
It was a remarkable experience for these 16 athletes and artists and many are coming home having great success in their skill. Our teens came to compete, perform, meet new Jewish friends and most importantly to have fun! We are so impressed with our delegation and all of their accomplishments during this week.
Here are some of the highlights from this year:
Silver Medal - 16u Boys Lacrosse
Watch the video of the games.
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