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  • Maccabiah coach continues gymnastics tradition

    July 10, 2013 | 1:18 pm

    When rhythmic gymnastics became an official Olympic sport in 1984, Alla Svirsky led the American squad. Nearly 30 years later, her daughter is taking on the same role for the United States at the Maccabiah Games in Israel, where the competition is making a comeback.

    “It feels...