14th European Maccabi Games hosted 2,322 Jewish athletes from all over the world in Berlin for largest Shabbat Dinner ever.
By POLINA GARAEV
The European Maccabiah set a new Guinness world record – and it had nothing to do with sports.
2,322 Jewish athletes from all over the world set a new Guinness world record for the biggest Shabbat dinner during the 2015 Maccabiah Games in Berlin July 31, 2015 – Photo: i24news/Polina Garaev
2,322 athletes participating in the games taking place in Berlin and guests of the Maccabi organization who gathered on Friday at the largest hotel in Germany, broke the record for the largest Shabbat dinner. Continue Reading »
Stoudemire traveled to Israel for the Maccabiah Games & stayed to apply for citizenship. ‘I follow the rules of the Bible that coordinate with & connect with the Hebrew culture,’ he says.
Amar’e Stoudemire, the New York Knicks star who claims Hebrew roots and is currently touring Israel, is seeking Israeli citizenship.
U.S. NBA’s New York Knicks basketball player Amare Stoudemire, shakes hands with Israel’s President Shimon Peres. – Photo: AP
Stoudemire’s agent, Happy Walters, told New York magazine that the Knicks’ power forward is in the process of becoming an Israeli.
“He’s getting citizenship,” Walters said. Continue Reading »
The Jewish-American gymnast, will compete in the 19th Maccabiah Games this July.
Raisman performed her gold-medal winning floor exercise routine to ‘Hava Nagila’ at the 2012 London Olympics.
Cue “Hava Nagila,” Aly Raisman is coming to Israel.
The Jewish-American gymnast, who performed her gold-medal winning floor exercise routine to the tune of that traditional folk song at the 2012 London Olympics, will compete in the 19th Maccabiah Games this July, organizers announced Monday at a news conference at the Maccabiah Village in Ramat Gan.
Alexandra Raisman of the U.S. competes in the women’s gymnastics balance beam final during the London 2012 Olympic Games, for which she won bronze, August 7, 2012 – Photo: Reuters
Maccabiah chairman Amir Pered said that Raisman will be honored during the opening ceremony, which will take place on July 18 at Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem. Continue Reading »