Wed 4 July 2018 | All Day
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Program And Sports
There are competitions in all kinds of sports! From the usual team sports like football (soccer), basketball and volleyball to exciting athletic competitions like gymnastics, equestrian and archery! Check out all the sports participating and the full program of the competition at this year’s Maccabiah games on their official website.
5 Olympic athletes come to share their experience of failure, what happened, how, whether they came out of it and especially what they learned from it. At Workshop (Tel Aviv)
30,000 Jews from all across the globe will join together at the Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem to bring in the 20th Maccabiah Games!! This year’s ceremony will feature some of Israel’s biggest stars, top-notch performances and the traditional delegation march.
Jerusalem municipality is throwing a street party on the most exciting street in the city! Everyone is welcome to join us on Ben Yehuda to mingle, relax, and eat some of the best shawarma and rugelach that the country has to offer!
A huge party for Maccabiah participants and anyone that wants to join the celebrations! With loud music in the club and chill out music in the rooftop. The party will be at Ben Yehuda 1 (Tel Aviv).
Come join us at the second Maccabiah Kabbalat Shabbat event! This time, we will come together at the beautiful Tel Aviv Port to celebrate Shabbat. The Tel Aviv port is the best place to watch the sunset, so come early and come hungry!
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- Cafe Xoho – Gordon 17
- Shakeout – Vital 2, Florentine
- Shakeout Dizengoff – Dizengoff 95
- Abraham Hostel Bar – Levontin 21
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Maccabiah Fun Facts
- The Maccabiah games started before the State of Israel was constituted.
- Syria and Lebanon sent athletes to the first Maccabiah games.
- The 18th Maccabiah was the largest sports event in the world during 2009.
- Jordan and Leslie Schlachter, two baskeballers from the United States got married during the 17th Maccabiah.
- Abby Hoffman, a Maccabiah gold medalist, pretended to be a boy to be able to play hockey when she was 9.
- There are regional Maccabiah Games in different parts of the world every four years.
← Poster of the first Macabbiah ever