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Israel Connect

Maccabi USA’s Israel Connect program is a 6-day immersive journey focused on building connection to one’s own Jewish Identity, the American Jewish community, Israel, and global Diaspora Jewry. It has become the cornerstone of the US delegation’s 3-week Maccabiah experience. Thank you to our sponsors and supporters for helping make this possible, including: the JNF-USA Boruchin Center, the Seed the Dream Foundation, the Paul Singer Family Foundation, the Jewish Education Project/RootOne, and Maccabi World Union/Kfar Maccabiah.

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"From LA to Buenos Aires, the Pan-American Maccabi Games showed me the power of Jewish unity. Despite challenges, I proudly represented my heritage. Inspired by Argentina, I aspire to contribute to Israel's future. 🎾🇺🇸🕍 #MaccabiGames #JewishUnity"

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My Experience at the Buenos Aires Maccabi Games

As I felt the bright lights and listened to the crowd cheering, it dawned on me that I could be a proud American, supporter of Israel, and Jew all at...

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From Los Angeles to Buenos Aires, my journey to the Pan-American Maccabi Games was transformative. Surrounded by 4,200 athletes, I found strength in Jewish unity and embraced my heritage. Despite challenges, I proudly represented my country and culture. Inspired by Argentina's transition, ...I'm driven to contribute to Israel's future. While I may not attend weekly services, I'll continue representing my heritage with pride. 🎾🇺🇸🕍 #MaccabiGames #JewishUnity #ProudRepresentative

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Don’t miss this powerful reflection from Maccabi Media team member Aaron Hook on how two surprising gifts before and during the Pan Am Maccabi Games - one from a rabbi in New York and the other from a survivor of the October 7th attacks in Israel - were a powerful reminder that people are ...counting on him.

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Don’t miss this powerful reflection from Maccabi Media team member Aaron Hook on how two surprising gifts before and during the Pan Am Maccabi Games - one from a rabbi in New York and the other from a survivor of the October 7th attacks in Israel.

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My Jewish Journey In Argentina

WRITTEN BY AARON HOOK Wrapping tefillin is said to connect your brain, heart, and hands. The leather straps that loop around your non-dominant arm ...

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Athletes: prioritize your mental health as much as physical fitness. Stay tuned for tips to help you thrive on and off the field! #MentalHealthAwareness #AthleteWellness #maccabiusa🌟

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