Maccabi USA Volunteer Leadership Spotlight Meet Jeff Bukantz

Maccabi USA President, Jeff Bukantz, has dedicated over four decades to an organization that he was predestined to be a part of. Jeff’s father, Dan, competed and won a gold medal in individual foil at the 3rd Maccabiah in 1950, only two short years after Israel’s e

Maccabi USA Professional Leadership Spotlight Meet Julie Churylo

Name and position at Maccabi USA Julie Churylo – Senior Director of Operations Hometown, where you currently live, and family I live in Medford, NJ with my husband Joe.  I have 2 children, Alison (25) and Cooper (23) Favorite sports team and favorite athlete Ph

Maccabi USA Volunteer Leadership Spotlight Meet Tonja Magerman

Maccabi USA Lay Leaders all have very unique paths to the roles they currently hold within the organization. Some are the only one in their family that are involved, for others, like Tonja Magerman, it is a multi-generational family affair that continues to leave a last

Maccabi USA Volunteer Leadership Spotlight Meet Debbie Adams

Debbie Adams (Far Right) Strong ties to Maccabi USA run deep for Debbie Adams. Hailing from Philadelphia (which also happens to be the home to Maccabi USA), she’s passionate about the things she loves most and especially the people she loves most. The things she

Maccabi USA Professional Leadership Spotlight Meet Neal Slotkin

Interview wtih Neal Slotkin Name and position at Maccabi USA Neal Slotkin – Media Coordinator/Producer for the Maccabi Media Program Hometown, where you currently live, and family I grew up in in Cherry Hill, NJ and currently live in Florence, NJ with my wif

Maccabi USA Professional Leadership Spotlight Meet Marshall Einhorn, CEO

Marshall Einhorn (Left) with Stu Greenberg, Parasport Chair 1. Name, home town, family? I grew up in Silver Spring, MD. Now I live in Washington D.C. with my wife, Deborah with three kids. 2. How long have you been involved with Maccabi USA? What events have you at

Maccabi USA Volunteer Leadership Spotlight Meet Lou Moyerman

Lou Moyerman (Center) A legend in the sport of judo not only in the world of Jewish athletes but respected amongst his peers in the judo world at large for his passion and dedication to the sport as an athlete, coach, team manager and team leader. Lou has been a pi

European Maccabi Games Hold Special Significance for Juniors Girls’ Basketball Player Sophie Gerber

Guest blog written by one of our “on-the-ground” reporters and bloggers, Logan Schiciano. As the 15th European Maccabi Games came to a close on Tuesday, Aug. 6, the nine-day experience in Budapest, Hungary was very special for Sophie Gerber of the Junio

USA Tennis Juniors’ ‘Embrace Adversity’ and Rally Through Consolation Rounds

Guest blog written by one of our “on-the-ground” reporters and bloggers, Logan Schiciano. Though three of the Juniors tennis players lost in the first round of tournament play at the 15th European Maccabi Games, they were all able to get revenge in the

Juniors Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Cruise in Final Games of Group Play

Guest blog written by one of our “on-the-ground” reporters and bloggers, Logan Schiciano. In games that featured fast starts by both teams, Maccabi USA’s Junior Boys’ and Girls’ basketball teams won by significant margins over their opponents on S