1,200 Sportsmen from 33 Countries Will Participate in Maccabiah
Menu JTA Search

1,200 Sportsmen from 33 Countries Will Participate in Maccabiah

Download PDF for this date

More than 1,200 Jewish sportsmen from 33 countries will participate in the Sixth Maccabiah, Pierre Gildesgame, chairman of the World Maccabi executive announced today. The largest delegation, comprising 150 athletes, will represent the United States, while South Africa will send 100 sportsmen. Among the countries sending delegations for the first time this year, are the Congo, Venezuela, Guatemala, Panama and Bolivia, Mr. Gildesgame said.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund