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  • European Maccabi Games open in Vienna

    July 7, 2011 | 10:30 am

    Austria’s President Heinz Fischer formally opened the 13th European Maccabi Games at the biggest Jewish gathering in Vienna since the Holocaust.

    As many as 5,000 people attended Wednesday’s three-hour opening ceremony, a mixture of speeches and spectacle that was held outside City...

  • L.A. teen with ‘schtick’ competes in European Maccabi Games

    July 6, 2011 | 3:04 pm

    The 13th European Maccabi Games begins today in Vienna, Austria, and will be the largest gathering of Jews in that city since the Holocaust. It’s a fact that’s not lost on field hockey player Sophie Gunter, one of 115 Team USA members participating.

    “Right now, my experience...