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20th Maccabiah Games in Israel

Good afternoon Louisiana Rugby,

Maccabi USA is excited to announce that we will once again be fielding a Junior Boys’ (birth years 1999-2002) Rugby team the 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel during the Summer of 2017! We are looking for Jewish Rugby players to go for the gold in this once in a lifetime experience.


-20th Maccabiah Games in Israel


-Jewish Athletes from all over the world

-Division- Junior Boys’ (birth years 1999-2002)


-Summer 2017- Late June through mid July

-Try-out information TBD


-To connect the Jewish People through sport


-Click Here for Rugby Specific Information

-Click Here to Apply

As you can see, we have a fantastic event and want to give as many people the opportunity to participate. For additional information, please contact Dakota Marine or (215)561-6900 ext. 4156, or the Program Director Shane Carr at

About the organization:

Maccabi USA (MUSA) is a federally-recognized not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization with an extensive history of enriching Jewish lives through athletic, cultural and educational programs. The organization is the official sponsor of the United States Team to the World Maccabiah Games, and the Pan American and European Maccabi Games, as well as a sponsor of the JCC Maccabi Games for teens in North America. As the official Maccabi representative in the U.S., Maccabi USA supports Jewish athletic endeavors, enhanced by cultural and educational activities in the United States, Israel and throughout the Diaspora.

MUSA develops, promotes and supports international, national and regional athletic-based activities and facilities. It strives to provide Jewish athletes the world over the opportunity to share their heritage and customs in competitive athletic settings. MUSA supports programs that embody the Maccabi ideals of Jewish Continuity, Zionism and Excellence in Sport. Maccabi USA Builds Jewish Pride Through Sports.

Maccabi USA is a U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) Multi-Sport Organization (MSO). The organization is one of 38 MSOs nationwide to be recognized by the USOC for its ability to cultivate a national interest in sport and increase opportunities for participation internationally, nationally and at the grassroots level.

Thank you in advance for sharing this athletic opportunity!


Dakota Marine

Games Assistant

Maccabi USA

1511 Walnut Street Suite 401, Philadelphia, PA 19102

P. 215.561.6900x4156

F. 215.561.5470

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