Maccabi Sports Journalists Making News

Published Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Nine of our sports journalists hail from Orange County, four from Israel and others join from around the country. The Maccabi Star Reporter blog is the daily news site for the 2018 JCC Maccabi Games, produced entirely by teen participants. Check for news on your favorite Maccabi sports, video interviews with athletes and features on all the fun more»

JCC Maccabi App Launched

Published Sunday, July 29, 2018
Staying connected: JCC Maccabi app launched For the first time ever, two Jewish community centers are coming together to offer the largest JCC Macabbi experience ever. Over 2,500 teens, and 12,000 volunteers, hosts and spectators will converge in Southern California for a Jewish, Olympic-style weeklong event. ArtsFest events and teens will be hosted in more»

Jr. Maccabi in the News

Published Tuesday, June 12, 2018
For the first time, the Jr. Maccabi Games featured "Taste of Maccabi" for 5-7 year olds ready to begin their Maccabi adventures. Like the Maccabi Games, our own young sports reporters report on the Maccabi experience. Our sports journalists--star reporters--make paparazzi look cool! Interviews and (most) photos by Jr. Maccabi sports journalists: Lev more»

Jewish Federation & Family Services, Orange County and Henry and Susan Samueli Take the Lead with the 2018 JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest

Published Thursday, April 5, 2018
The Merage Jewish Community Center is pleased to announce that the Jewish Federation & Family Services, Orange County, has joined Henry and Susan Samueli as the lead sponsors for the 2018 JCC Maccabi Games. Considered the Jewish teen Olympics, the JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest is the largest Jewish youth event in the world and will prove to be the more»

Thousands of Jewish Teens Make a Difference during the Orange County Maccabi Games with JCC Cares

Published Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The largest Jewish youth event in the world is taking place in Orange County this August. The Merage Jewish Community Center in Irvine will host the 2018 JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest, considered the Jewish teen Olympics, August 5 through 10. Welcoming more than 2,500 visiting teens from 65 communities across the U.S. and the world, as well as more than more»

Celebrating the History of the JCC Maccabi Games

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
From Constantinople to California, from 1825 to Today: the Merage Jewish Community Center Celebrates the History of the Maccabi Games This August thousands of volunteers, host families, coaches and teen athletes and artists will converge on Orange County to again integrate athletics and arts with our Jewish history with the Merage JCC’s third more»

Jr. Maccabi Coming to Merage JCC in June

Published Tuesday, January 9, 2018
The best part of the Games is seeing the team spirit! – Luke, 12, Team OC Over 150 kids, ages 6-12, will march to cheering crowds of families and spectators in the Jr. Maccabi Opening Ceremony at the Merage JCC in June. Teams from Orange County, Westside LA, the Valley, Long Beach and San Diego will participate in an Olympic-style opening ceremony more»

Team OC Gears Up for the JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest

Published Monday, December 11, 2017
This summer Orange County welcomes back the spectacular JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest, the largest Jewish youth event in the world featuring an Olympic-style sports competition and a multidisciplinary arts festival for several thousand local and international teens, 800 host families, 1,500 volunteers, and over 15,000 spectators from Jewish communities more»