July 10 – Maccabiah Day 1

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Maccabiah 2016!!!!  The teams are Shoftim (Blue/Green) and Melachim (Red/Yellow). Good luck to both teams!

Team Shoftim represents the leaders of Am Yisrael between the time they entered Israel until the first kings took reign.  These rulers, also called judges, were chosen by G-d and known for their bravery in leading the nation at this time period.  Some of these leaders are: Ehud ben Gera, Devorah, Gideon and Shimshon.

Team Melachim represents the kings of Israel. They are known for their wisdom, bravery, and strategic battle skills. The Kings were chosen by G-d and anointed by the Navi.  These kings include: Shaul, David and Shlomo.

Machal left for another trip, check back for pictures tomorrow!

Friday Mifkad

Check out pictures from Friday’s Mifkad, where the whole camp gathers together before Shabbat!

Maccabiah Breakout

The entire camp gathered for Havdala together in the Beit Knesset. Immediately after Havdala, we broke out Maccabiah!!! See above about more on our team themes.

Maccabiah Day 1

Maccabiah 2016!!!!!! Day 1: Melachim (Kings) vs. Shoftim (Judges). Pictured here are both teams having a blast at meals and around camp.

Eidah Hey

For today’s events, we caught Eidah Hey girls at basketball, kickball and tag games. We found the Eidah Hey boys at the lake competition extravaganza!

Eidah Aleph

Eidah Aleph was busy with Maccabiah basketball, handball, “kan jam” and “belts”- a running and long jump game. We also caught them at the mab, “minute to win it” game, tree climbing and iron chef!

Eidah Bet

Eidah Bet had a blast at basketball, tag games, tree climbing and biking!

Eidah Gimmel

We found Eidah Gimmel at basketball, softball, dodgeball and newcomb!

Eidah Daled

Eidah Daled had an amazing time at soccer, basketball, handball, "kan jam" (frisbee game) and biking!