JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest
2017 JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest
August 4-11, Miami
A powerful and transforming experience for Jewish teens (13-17), the JCC Maccabi Games brings over 3,000 Jewish teenagers from all over the world together in an array of sports, arts, community service and social activities. Our own Team OC delegation includes 100+ teens from Orange County.
Baseball • Boys & Girls Basketball • Ice Hockey • Boys & Girls Lacrosse • Boys & Girls Soccer • Girls Volleyball • Table Tennis • Dance • Swimming • Tennis • Acting/Improv • Culinary • Dance • Musical Theatre • Rock Music • Star Reporter • Visual Arts • Vocal/Glee
* Due to rain, baseball tryouts were moved to Sunday, January 29, 1:30-3:00 pm @ Windrow Park
ArtsFest: Please email Sam Cohen at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sport not listed? Email Sam Cohen for information on participating in other sports.
Check out our athlete's perspectives
"I love the overall experience of the Games; the emotional and spiritual connection to Israel and the Jewish teens is indescribable. The Maccabi Games made me realize that there is a place for me in the world. It is an unforgettable experience. ~ Alexis Abelove, 4 time Maccabi Games athlete
“All of the Maccabi Games were amazing. In addition to the fun, the experience built pride, confidence and Jewish identity. It bonded me to Jews from my team, from around the U.S. and from faraway places I’ve never even heard of,” ~ Meskie Taylor, two time Maccabi Games athlete
About the Games
The JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest is the largest annual Jewish youth event in the world.
A powerful and transforming experience for Jewish teens, the JCC Maccabi Games brings over 3,000 Jewish teenagers from all over the world together in an array of sports, arts, community service and social activities. Our own Team OC delegation includes 100+ teens from Orange County.
The Maccabi Experience creates memories that will be cherished by the artists, athletes and coaches, as well as their family and friends, for years to come.
A Taste of the Games
For additional information about the JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest and Team OC, contact Sam Cohen, Director of the Maccabi Experience, Vice President of Program Services and Assistant Executive Director, (949) 435-3400, ext. 313.