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The JCCSF Maccabi Experience ‘Isn’t Just About Winning and Losing’: Boys Basketball Coach OrvilleThomas

The JCCSF Maccabi Experience ‘Isn’t Just About Winning and Losing’: Boys Basketball Coach OrvilleThomas

Teen Program Manager Alan Scher sat down to interview Orville Thomas, who accompanied the JCCSF team to the Maccabi Games in Israel last year, and will be with the group in Houston later this summer. Scher: If you were to describe the JCC Maccabi Experience with one word, what word would that be? Thomas: My word […]

JCC Maccabi Games® Celebrates its 30th Year in 2012

JCC Maccabi Games® Celebrates its 30th Year in 2012

This summer the JCC Maccabi Games turn 30. The Games have come a very long way since they were founded in 1982.  Begun as a small, regional program in Memphis, Tennessee, the Games have evolved to deliver an amazing and impact-filled experience for Jewish teens.  To date, over 130,000 teenagers have taken part in the […]

What’s a J-fizzle?

What’s a J-fizzle?

The JFiSL program annually empowers high school students to learn leadership skills through assistant coaching in our youth sports program. It also connects their experience as coaches to community service and Judaism, through action projects and monthly trainings.