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Philadelphia, PA, February 6, 2018 – The Maccabi USA Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the following individuals elected to its Board of Directors for 2018. The election took place at the Annual Meeting of the Organization on Sunday, December 3, 2017 in Newark, NJ. They include: Alan Appelbaum of Boca Raton, FL; Simon Atlas of Bethesda, MD; Alexander Blavatnik of Aventura, FL; Sandi Bloomberg of Melville, NY; Gary Bomzer of Miami, FL; Robert Bressman of New York, NY; Ron Carner of New York, NY; Daniel Cosgrove of Los Angeles, CA; Eve Ellis of New York, NY; Richard Farber of Pacific Palisades, CA; Leland Faust of San Francisco, CA; Leah Frankel of Jupiter, FL; Arnold Friedman of Clovis, CA; Adam Goldstein of Coral Gables, FL; Joel Goldstein of Cary, NC; Stephen Groff of St. Petersburg, FL; Betsy Grossman of Potomac, MD; Alan Hahn of Palm Desert, CA; Scott Kalb of Greenwich, CT; Walter Klores of New York, NY; Mark Knue of Cincinnati, OH; Lenny Krayzelburg of West Hollywood, CA; Brian Kronick of Montclair, NJ; Arthur Lavitt of Charlotte, NC; Larry Leff of Boca Raton, FL; Howard Levy of Princeton, NJ; Beth Margolis of Dresher, PA; Jed Margolis of Dresher, PA; Adam Moyerman of Philadelphia, PA; Deane Penn of Alpine, NJ; Jodi Reff of Rockville, MD; Jeffrey Rotter of Elkins Park, PA; Mike Schiesel of Mission Viejo, CA; Alan Sherman of Potomac, MD; Jeffrey Simon of Northbrook, IL; Morton Sloan of Sands Point, NY; Neil A. Solomon, MD of San Francisco, CA; Samuel Sporn of Brooklyn, NY; Mark Susson of Newport Beach, CA; Peter Till of Fort Lee, NJ; Neil Tramer of Beachwood, OH; Julie Tucker of Columbia, MD; Gary Warech of Pine Brook, NJ; Jordan Weinstein of Uxbridge, MA; Steven Wertheim of Atlanta, GA; and D. Randall Winn of New York, NY.

Maccabi USA builds Jewish pride through sports, generating the emotional intensity, high ideals, and powerful camaraderie of competition.  We connect athletes, volunteers, and supporters with the global Jewish community.  Our athletic, educational, and cultural experiences build Jewish identity, perpetuate Jewish continuity worldwide, and strengthen support for the State of Israel.

For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact Dakota Marine at 215-561-6900 x4156 or

About the organization:
Maccabi USA (MUSA) is a federally-recognized not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Organization with an extensive history of enriching Jewish lives through athletic, cultural and educational programs.  The Organization is the official sponsor of the United States Team to the World Maccabiah Games, and the Pan American and European Maccabi Games, as well as a sponsor of the JCC Maccabi Games for teens in North America.  As the official Maccabi representative in the U.S., Maccabi USA supports Jewish athletic endeavors, enhanced by cultural and educational activities in the United States, Israel and throughout the Diaspora.

MUSA develops, promotes and supports international, national and regional athletic-based activities and facilities.  It strives to provide Jewish athletes the world over the opportunity to share their heritage and customs in competitive athletic settings.  MUSA supports programs that embody the Maccabi ideals of Jewish Continuity, Zionism and Excellence in Sport.  Maccabi USA Builds Jewish Pride Through Sports.

Maccabi USA is a U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) Multi-Sport Organization (MSO). The Organization is one of 38 MSOs nationwide to be recognized by the USOC for its ability to cultivate a national interest in sport and increase opportunities for participation internationally, nationally and at the grassroots level, and is rated as a four-star non-profit by Charity Navigator.                                       


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