MACCABI USA U16 BOYS’ BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES ROSTER FOR 21ST MACCABIAH

Philadelphia, PA, December 21, 2021 – Barry Kleiman, El Cerrito, CA U16 Boys’ Basketball Chair for the 21st Maccabiah is
pleased to announce the 12-man roster for the U16 Boys’ Basketball Team for the 21st Maccabiah taking place July 2022
in Israel.

The team will be led by Head Coach, Michael Weinstein, Riverwoods, IL and Assistant Coach, Jonathan Tramer, New
Orleans, LA. The 12 athletes representing the USA next summer in Israel at the 21st Maccabiah are Tobias Averill, Irvine,
CA, Santa Margarita High School; Isaac Evans, Irvine, CA, Pacifica Christian High School; Logan Feller, Glencoe, IL, New
Trier High School; Reggie Grodin, Larchmont, NY, Greenwich Country Day School; Harry Kitey, Dunwoody, GA, The
Weber School; Gil Ladetzky, Kentfield, CA, Redwood High School; Roy Marom, Frisco, TX, Frisco Centennial High School; Justin Price, Yorktown Heights, NY, Yorktown High School; Charlie Robin, Deerfield, IL, Deerfield High School; Drew Rodgers, Northbrook, IL, Deerfield High School; Brandon Wilensky, Northbrook, IL, Glenbrook North High School; Evan Wisotsky, Charlotte, NC, Providence High School.

For more information, please contact Mackenzie Mager, Associate Program Officer at mmager@maccabiusa.com or
215.561.6900.

About the Maccabiah:
The first Maccabiah was held in in Ramat Gan in 1932 with 390 athletes from 18 countries taking part. Traditionally held
every four years, interrupted only by the Second World War, by 2017 the Games had grown to include nearly 10,000
Jewish athletes from more than 75 countries competing in 40 sports, making it the third largest international multi-sport
event in the world following only the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup. The Maccabi USA delegation to the 20th
Maccabiah in the summer of 2017 numbered 1,131 members, the largest traveling delegation in the history of not just
Jewish sporting events but all international multi-sport competitions.

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. MUSA 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 United States, Maccabi USA supports Jewish athletic endeavors, enhanced by cultural and educational activities in the US, Israel and throughout the Diaspora.

Maccabi USA develops, promotes and supports international, national and regional athletic-based activities and facilities.  It strives to provide Jewish athletes all over the world 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 US Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) Affiliate Organization, one of 38 Affiliates nationwide to be recognized by the USOPC for its ability to cultivate a national interest in sport and increase opportunities for participation internationally, nationally and at the grassroots level. MUSA is rated as a three-star non-profit by Charity Navigator.

 

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