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Maccabi Games

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The JCC Maccabi Games are a one-week, Olympic-style athletic competition that includes jewish culture and social events. Jewish teens gather from across the U.S. and around the world, forming friendships and memories that will last a lifetime.

Two girls smiling during Maccabi


The 2023 JCCA Maccabi Games will be in Fort Lauderdale, Florida August 6-11 and Israel July 5-25.

The Maccabi Games are for athletes 13-16 years old for Ft. Lauderdale. The Maccabi Games in Israel are for athletes 14-17 years old.  

Held in conjunction with the JCC Maccabi Games, JCC Maccabi ArtsFest is a weeklong summer arts experience for Jewish teens ages 13 – 17, featuring workshops in a variety of specialties with some of the leading artists in each field and incorporating community service, social activities, and themes of Jewish heritage, community, and Israel.

Team Sports & Activities:
Basketball (boys & girls), 3×3 Basketball (boys), Baseball, Flag Football (co-ed), Ice Hockey (co-ed), Soccer (boys & girls), Lacrosse (boys), Volleyball (girls)

Individual Sports & Activities:
Dance, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Star Reporter

Team Sports & Activities:
Baseball (boys), Basketball (boys & girls), Flag Football (boys & girls), Ice Hockey (co-ed), Soccer (boys & girls), Volleyball (girls)

Individual Sports & Activities:
Dance, Swimming, Tennis

For more information, contact:

Anne Goldstein at

An information session for the 2024 Maccabi Games will be on November 6 at 6pm at the Mayerson JCC.


The pricing for Israel will be $4,900. 
This is possible by a grant that you will be able to apply for through Root One that will take care of the rest of the trip, $3,900. 

If you have not used your Cincy Journeys grant money for high school, they will allow you to use that money for this!  That is a grant of $8,000.

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