From July 4th parties to death threats: U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro and family bid farewell

Love in the Days of Maccabiah

Is it the sporty, sweaty camaraderie? The excitement of competition, the emotional intensity of being in Israel? Whatever – the Maccabiah Games have lit the torch of many a romance over the decades.

There’s a lot of love swirling around at the Maccabiah Games: the love of sport, clearly, and just as obviously, the love of Israel – both of which...