JCC Maccabi® 2023 Is Going to Israel and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida!

In summer 2023, 3,000 Jewish teen athletes, ages 12-17 and representing communities from across the globe, will come together to experience the magic of JCC Maccabi, the world’s largest Jewish youth sports event. Among the highlights of this unique, Olympic-style Jewish experience will be: sports competitions, including opening and closing ceremonies; travel; community service; social and cultural events; and opportunities to create Jewish connections, friendships, and memories to last a lifetime!

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July 5–25, 2023 
Ages 14–17 years old 
Sports offered: baseball, basketball, ice hockey, girls volleyball,
boys and girls flag football, soccer, tennis, swimming, dance*

During this three-week immersive experience, more than 1,000 Jewish teens from around the world will experience Israel through the lens of sport. Highlights will include:

  • Olympic-style sporting events, including competitions, opening and closing ceremonies, large cultural events, and more.
  • An unforgettable tour of Israel’s most culturally, religiously, and historically significant sites.
  • Exploring Israel through a sports lens, including opportunities to meet with influential Israeli speakers, coaches, and professional athletes
  • Participating in volunteer service projects with Israeli NGOs and social justice organizations

Thanks to the partnership of many philanthropic investors, Jewish teens are eligible to apply for significant subsidies

For more information about how you can participate, please complete this interest form.

August 6-11, 2023
Ages 12-16 years old
Sports offered: baseball, basketball, ice hockey, girls volleyball,
flag football, boys lacrosse, soccer, table tennis, tennis, star reporter, swimming, dance*

1,800 Jewish teens from across North and South America, Israel, Europe, and beyond will gather in Florida for an unforgettable one-week JCC Maccabi Games and Access program. Highlights will include:

  • Olympic-style sport competitions, including opening and closing ceremonies, and a tribute to the Munich 11
  • Home hospitality with local Jewish host families
  • JCC Cares community service projects
  • Hangtime programming with Israeli schlichim
  • Evening social events
For more information about how you can participate, please complete this interest form.

*All sports are subject to change.