2015 Hosting Memories

The David Posnack JCC proudly hosted their first JCC Maccabi Games® & ArtsFest® in 2015. Relive the memories of this incredible, community-wide event as we prepare to host again in 2023!   


10,000 attendees at Opening Ceremony 
1,170 visiting athletes & artists
1,110 community volunteers
423 host families
305 local athletes & artists representing Team Fort Lauderdale
35 delegation including international representation from Israel, Mexico, Poland, Canada & Great Britain
21 venues used for athletic competition, JCC Cares, and evening events
200 local businesses and individuals generously supporting 
2,000 people transported on 55 buses covering over 10,000 miles
90,000 bottles of water, Powerade, and soda 
30,00 pounds of ice used
12,00 meals served
1 unified community 


Maccabi Games kick off in Broward for first time

Torch lightning, Munch salute to highlight Maccabi Opening

JCC Maccabi Games enrich South Florida