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  • How an L.A. man named Macabi helped bring 21 new countries to Maccabiah Games

    July 10, 2013 | 10:18 am

    The first arrows Roxana and Rafael Gonzalez launch at the upcoming 19th Maccabiah Games will take flight from their fingertips, but also from Jeffrey Sudikoff’s imagination.

    Roxana, 25, and Rafael, 24, are part of the first Cuban delegation to participate in the Maccabiah, a...

  • Maccabiah athletes may be no-shows due to visa dispute

    July 5, 2013 | 10:27 am

    The 19th Maccabiah Games could become the next victim of a strike by employees of Israel’s Foreign Ministry.

    Athletes from 14 countries are unable to travel to Israel for the major sporting event because they need visas to enter the country.

    Late last month, employees at...

  • Wound still festers 10 years after Maccabiah Games bridge tragedy

    By Dan Goldberg

    July 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    A decade after four Australians perished in the 1997 Maccabiah bridge disaster, those most affected by the incident say they've gradually learned to accept what happened.

    Except for one festering wound.

    As memorial services were held in Israel and Australia last weekend to remember...