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News Brief

July 3, 2001
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Some 22 Maccabi USA Executive Committee members and coaches sent a letter to the organization’s leadership criticizing the decision to send a U.S. delegation to the upcoming Maccabiah Games in Israel. The dissenting group said it believes political and financial pressures to send a delegation outweighed safety and security concerns when the decision was made to send the U.S. team to the Games, which begin July 16.

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