The Jewish Olympics Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

The Jewish Olympics

On July 6, some 10,000 Jewish athletes from around the world ascended to Jerusalem under the banner “80 Countries – One Heart” for the opening of the 20th Maccabiah Games.

by Israel Today Staff

To the enthusiastic applause of 20,000 international fans and many more Israelis, they competed in no fewer than 43 sporting events. Fourteen of the competitions were held in Jerusalem, with the rest spread out among 68 sporting facilities across the country. The...


Only members can read and write comments.