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Let the Games Begin

More than 7,000 athletes from 60 countries to compete in Maccabiah event in Israel.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/let_the_games_begin_20050708

Let the games begin -- in Israel. The 17th World Maccabiah Games, an intense, world-class Olympic-style competition, will begin July 10 in Israel. The quadrennial games will bring together more than 7,000 Jewish athletes from 60 countries in 30 sports and four age divisions: youth, juniors, open and masters. More than 80 of those athletes hail from the greater Los Angeles area.

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