A spirit of unity

The 20th Maccabiah draws a record 10,000 athletes from 80 countries.

July 26, 2017 10:00
A spirit of unity

The closing ceremony of the 20th Maccabiah in Latrun on July 17. (photo credit: KAYLA STEINBERG)


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IT’S EASY to be cynical about the Maccabiah, the so-called Jewish Olympics.

After all, a sporting competition for Jews sounds like something from a bygone era certainly not fitting the political correctness of the 21st century.


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