The Maccabi Experience
JCC Maccabi 2023 Is Going to Israel and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida!
3,000 Jewish teen athletes, ages 12-17 and representing communities from across the globe, will come together to experience the magic of JCC Maccabi, the world’s largest Jewish youth sports event.
JCC Maccabi Games Israel
July 5-25, 2023
Sports offered: baseball, basketball, ice hockey, girls’ volleyball, flag football, soccer, tennis, swimming, dance
During this three-week immersive experience, more than 1,000 Jewish teens from around the world will experience Israel through the lens of sport. Highlights will include:
- Olympic-style sporting events, including competitions, opening and closing ceremonies, large cultural events, and more.
- An unforgettable tour of Israel’s most culturally, religiously, and historically significant sites.\
- Exploring Israel through a sports lens, including opportunities to meet with influential Israeli speakers, coaches, and professional athletes
- Participating in volunteer service projects with Israeli NGOs and social justice organizations
*Thanks to the partnership of many philanthropic investors, Jewish teens are eligible to apply for significant subsidies. The program fee listed above reflects the $3,000 subsidy based on participant qualification.
JCC Maccabi Games & Access Fort Lauderdale, FL
August 6-11, 2023
Sports offered: baseball, basketball, ice hockey, girls’ volleyball, flag football, boys lacrosse, soccer, table tennis, tennis, swimming, dance, or a be a Star Reporter – the Maccabi Games sports journalist!
1,800 Jewish teens from across North and South America, Israel, Europe, and beyond will gather in Florida for an unforgettable one-week JCC Maccabi Games and Access program. Highlights will include:
- Olympic-style sport competitions, including opening and closing ceremonies, and a tribute to the Munich 11
- Home hospitality with local Jewish host families
- JCC Cares community service projects
- Hangtime programming with Israeli schlichim
- Evening social events