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Maccabi Games

Maccabi Games 2018

2018 JCC Maccabi Games® and ArtsFest® - Exciting Opportunity for Jewish Athletes and Artists Ages 13-16! This past summer, Team Oregon had 17 athletes participate in several sports including basketball, baseball, lacrosse, and soccer during the 2017 Games held in Miami, FL. Our delegation not only had an incredible time in their respective sport but also loved meeting new friends from all over the world, spending time with host families, and exploring a new area of the country!

This year, both the Games and ArtsFest will take place from August 5 - 10. The Games will be held in Orange County, CA, while ArtsFest will take place down the road in Long Beach, CA.

Sports include: baseball, basketball, dance, flag football, ice hockey, lacrosse, girls softball, soccer, star reporter (sports journalism), swimming, table tennis, tennis, track and field, and girls volleyball.For ages 13 - 16.

Arts include: acting/improv, culinary arts, dance, musical theater, rock band, social media squad, visual arts, and vocal performance. For ages 12 - 17.

Application deadline has passed. If you or someone you know is still interested in joining our delegation, whether as an athlete or artist, please contact Lenny Steinberg at or 503.535.3555.

2018 JCC Maccabi Games® and ArtsFest®
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The Jewish Community Center Association of North America (JCCA) has invited the MJCC to send a delegation of athletes to the JCC Maccabi Games® and ArtsFest®! Maccabi involves over 3,500 Jewish athletes and artists, ages 13 - 16, who gather at different locations in North America each summer.

Click here to see photos from the games

Watch the video of the games.

We are hoping to bring even more athletes in 2017 so we can share this experience with more Jewish teens (ages 13 - 16) in the state of Oregon. Looking for more information on how to be a part of the Games?

Contact Lenny Steinberg at or 503.535.3555. If you would like more information on getting your teen involved in the Maccabi Games, please email