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Posted by: Heather Rockwood on Monday, April 3, 2017

As you all know, the 2017 JCC Capital Region Maccabi Games are coming this summer. Teams are selected, coaching is underway – it’s all coming together. So what are we bugging you for?


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Posted by: Press Release on Thursday, February 16, 2017

(ALBANY, NY)  Registration for volunteers and athletes has opened for the 2017 Capital Region Maccabi Games – an Olympic-style sporting competition for Jewish youth from around the world coming to the Capital Region for the first time. The games are the second largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world.

Host An Athlete. Gain A Friend. Expand Your Heart.

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Posted by: Heather Rockwood on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

On August 6, 2017 there will be 700+ teen athletes joining our Capital Region community. Some of them will be repeat athletes, for others it may be their first time away from home. But they’ll all have one thing in common...

Not A Star Athlete? No Worries!

Posted by: Heather Rockwood on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Who told you the JCC Maccabi Games are just for star athletes? If you love to play, you can do this. The Games are for all Jewish teens (ages 13-16) who enjoy playing sports and want to compete with players from across the U.S. and around the world. They’re for kids who want to meet new people and see what it’s like to be part of a team. They’re for kids who want to spend a week of their summer doing something they’ve never done before.

Team Sports and Self Esteem: A Perfect Blend

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Posted by: Heather Rockwood on Sunday, December 4, 2016

As parents we do everything we can to keep our kids happy and healthy. We feed them nutritious foods, we take them for checkups, we make sure they’ve got time with friends. But what about their mental well-being? We can tell them over and over how fantastic they are or how smart they are – but after a while, we risk either turning them into overinflated egomaniacs or, they simply tune us out.

Albany CVB Grants $5,000 To Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center To Grow Tourism Economy

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Posted by: Andrew Kauffman on Thursday, November 17, 2016

.The Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center is honored to receive a $5,000 Hospitality Grant  grant from The Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau Fund of The Community Foundation for the 2017 Capital Region JCC Maccabi Games Opening Ceremonies.

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