I grew personally & professionally during my three weeks in Israel… And while I wasn’t competing for gold in the Maccabiah, I was doing what I love in a country that is a second home to me.”

Noam Watt (Lexington, MA)
Maccabi Media
Maccabi Media
Brendlinger ax photo1

The experience I had on this day helped me to understand that I am not alone in this world, and I have the ability to support and remember others who have faced and are facing struggles I could not previously imagine.”

Lauren Brendlinger (Ashburn, VA)
Open Women’s Gymnastics
(on her visit to Yad Vashem)