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August 1, 2013

2013 SoCal Maccabiah medalists

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About 150 Southern California athletes competed in the Maccabiah Games in Israel last month. The games kicked off with the opening ceremonies on July 18 and ran through July 30, offering participants from all over the world opportunities to connect to Judaism and Israel through sportsmanship.

Local athletes who won medals — totaling 51 gold, 29 silver and 24 bronze — are listed below:

BASEBALL

Leo Kaplan, of Santa Monica, boys’ juniors baseball, gold
Ian McKinnon, of Burbank, boys’ juniors baseball, gold
Samuel McKinnon, of Burbank, boys’ juniors baseball, gold
Jason Schoen, of Los Angeles, boys’ juniors baseball, gold

BASKETBALL

Sorelle Cohen, of Beverly Hills, girls’ juniors basketball, gold
Joseph Fallas, of Beverly Hills, men’s youth basketball, gold
Spencer Freedman, of Pacific Palisades, boys’ juniors basketball, silver
Joseph Leavitt, of Santa Monica, men’s masters basketball, gold
Sean Mann, of Tarzana, men’s masters basketball, gold
Mark Small, of Encino, men’s masters basketball, gold

CYCLING

Daniel Ross, of Beverly Hills, open cycling, silver

FENCING

Charles Horowitz, of Los Angeles, juniors fencing, two gold, silver
Jennifer Horowitz, of Los Angeles, open fencing, silver

GOLF

Nathan Rice, of Los Angeles, open golf, silver

GYMNASTICS

Jacob Feldman, of Los Angeles, boys’ juniors gymnastics, silver

ICE HOCKEY

Chad Goldberg, of Agoura Hills, open ice hockey, silver
Todd Lewis, of Manhattan Beach, masters ice hockey, gold

MARATHON

Denise Winner, of Manhattan Beach, masters half marathon, gold

RUGBY

Aaron Davis, of Venice, men’s open rugby, bronze
Alan Roniss, of Long Beach, men’s open rugby, gold, bronze
Ross Silverman, of Santa Barbara, men’s open rugby, bronze
Dallen Stanford, of Santa Monica, men’s open rugby, gold, bronze

SOCCER

Alexander Arsht, of Oak Park, men’s open soccer, gold
Ashley Aviram, of Beverly Hills, girls’ juniors soccer, gold
David Bannick, of Beverly Hills, men’s masters soccer (age 45 and over), bronze
Gary Bernstein, of Sherman Oaks, men’s masters soccer (age 45 and over), bronze
Chester Castellaw, of Hidden Hills, men’s youth soccer, silver
Gina Eide, of Chatsworth, girls’ juniors soccer, gold
Jacob Gooden, of Malibu, men’s youth soccer, silver
Jonah Gooden, of Malibu, men’s youth soccer, silver
Justin Greenberg, of Los Angeles, men’s masters soccer (over age 45), bronze
Spencer Held, of Agoura Hills, men’s youth soccer, silver
Marc Lebowitz, of Los Angeles, men’s masters soccer (over age 45), bronze
David Kohen, of Beverly Hills, men’s open soccer, gold
Kovi Konowiecki, of Long Beach, men’s open soccer, gold
Anna Manevich, of Encino, girls juniors soccer, gold
Charles Paris, of Venice, men’s open soccer, gold
Sean Pleskow, of Culver City, men’s youth soccer, silver
Willliam Pleskow, of Culver City, men’s open soccer, gold
Alex Simon, of Agoura Hills, men’s youth soccer, silver

SOFTBALL

Corey Angel, of Los Angeles, men’s masters softball, silver
Emily Bliss, of Northridge, women’s open softball, gold
Mitchel Brim, of Encino, men’s open softball, gold
Daniel Cosgrove, of Los Angeles, men’s masters softball, silver
Jeffrey Eisfelder, of Los Angeles, men’s masters softball, silver
Matthew Glotzer, of Encino, men’s masters softball, silver
Jason Gluckman, of Van Nuys, men’s open softball, gold
Madeline Kaplan, of Santa Monica, women’s open softball, gold
Michael Marble, of North Hollywood, men’s open softball, gold
Nathan Schoenbrun, of Calabasas, men’s open softball, gold
Kenneth Schwartz, of Manhattan Beach, men’s masters softball, silver
David Shpiro, of Northridge, men’s open softball, gold
Lawrence Silfen, of Marina del Rey, men’s masters softball, silver
Spencer Silverstein, of Calabasas, men’s open softball, gold
Martin Weiner, of Sherman Oaks, men’s open softball, gold
Daniel Winters, of Burbank, men’s open softball (coach), gold
Danielle Yudin, of Los Angeles, women’s open softball, gold

SWIMMING

Hayley Hacker, of Pacific Palisades, open swimming, silver
Helene Hirsch, of North Hills, masters swimming, two gold, two silver, two bronze
Andrea Murez, of Venice, open swimming, five gold, two silver
Eyal Zuker, of Van Nuys, masters swimming, bronze

TABLE TENNIS

Oliver Friedman, of Los Angeles, juniors table tennis, bronze

TENNIS

Joshua Albert, of Manhattan Beach, open tennis, bronze
Gary Berner, of Oak Park, masters tennis, bronze
Hally Cohen, of Santa Monica, masters tennis, two bronze
Steven Davis, of Beverly Hills, masters tennis, bronze
Sivan Krems, of Thousand Oaks, juniors tennis, three bronze
Jeffrey Krieger, of Los Angeles, masters tennis, bronze
Amira Massi, of Los Angeles, open tennis, bronze
Dana Smith, of Los Angeles, masters tennis, two bronze
Scott Zimmerman, of Woodland Hills, masters tennis, bronze

TRACK AND FIELD

Maya Aviezer, of Agoura Hills, open track and field, silver
Jessica Goodkin, of Los Angeles, open track and field, silver
Adam Markun, of Topanga, juniors track and field, bronze

TRIATHALON

Heather Shenkman, of Sherman Oaks, masters triathlon, bronze

VOLLEYBALL

Michelle Adams, of Beverly Hills, girls’ juniors volleyball, silver
Avia Cohen, of Beverly Hills, girls’ juniors volleyball, silver
Liat Hackman, of Los Angeles, girls’ juniors volleyball, silver

WATER POLO

Derek Borisoff, of La Canada, open water polo (coach), gold
Devon Borisoff, of La Canada, open water polo, gold
Spencer Borisoff, of La Canada, open water polo, gold
Scott Churchman, of Los Angeles, open water polo, gold
Connor Levoff, of Santa Barbara, open water polo (coach), gold
William Klein, of Pasadena, open water polo, gold
Hannah Koper, of Santa Barbara, women’s open water polo, gold
James McNamara, of Encino, open water polo, gold
Natasha Schulman, of Los Angeles, open water polo, gold
Jeffrey Schwimer, of Beverly Hills, open water polo, gold

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