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...