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Shalom to Texas: Artsfest 2012 Completes JCC Maccabi Games

Shalom to Texas:  Artsfest 2012 Completes JCC Maccabi Games

It’s hard to believe that after a year of planning, tryouts, auditions and practices, this year’s JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest is over and it’s time to start thinking about next year. Our final day in Houston was pretty exciting.  The boys’ baseball team played two games in what the weathermen described first as balmy, […]

Maccabi Athletes Give Back to Houston Children

Maccabi Athletes Give Back to Houston Children

Tuesday  was all about Tikkun Olam, as each athlete, artist, coach and chaperone took a day away from their competition and learning, and gave back to the community. This year’s project was called Sharing Hearts, and share we did as the athletes met, played and learned with children from various camps across the City.  The teens and their campers were […]

San Francisco Delegation Arrives at 2012 JCC Maccabi Games

San Francisco Delegation Arrives at 2012 JCC Maccabi Games

  After a short flight which began at the airport at 4:15 a.m., the San Francisco Delegation to the 2012 JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest arrived in Houston, met by the Texas heat and humidityand  several enthusiastic volunteers. The teens weren’t quite sure what to make of the 85 degree heat, and were somewhat concerned when […]

‘Singapore Slugger’ Zachary Atlas To Compete in JCC Maccabi Games

‘Singapore Slugger’ Zachary Atlas To Compete in JCC Maccabi Games

  While Zachary Atlas is from San Francisco, and recently celebrated his Bar Mitzvah  at Temple Emanuel, he spends most of the year in Singapore, where his father works.  He is home for the summer and will be traveling with the JCCSF to Houston for the JCC Maccabi Games.