JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest 


Congratulations to all 2018 JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest participants: 

Davian Abelman, Lily Arovas, Elad Ben-Moshe, Matthew Bernstein, Rebecca Datnow, Tali Eichner, Josh Eichner, Eli Eagle, Daniel Furman, Oliver Freund, Jack Farfel, Joseph Galicot, Ryan Green, Aidan Goodman, Eryn Kargman, Jake Kagnoff, Drew Kagnoff, Stephan Keller, Ryan Krown, Nathan Leitner, Daniel Leib, Ilan Leisorek, Devin Marcus, Joshua Peller, Josh Posnock, Kian Rubin, Ellie Hannah Roth, Gavin Rich, Ben Rosenblatt, Leya Shaw, Michaela Simble, Ethan Silber, Benjamin Stewart, Jaret Swerdlow, Ciara Weissman, Shaye Youngleson.



The 2019 JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest location and dates will be posted soon!

For more information about the 2019 Games or ArtsFest, please email Spencer Lynch or call 858-362-1126.


JCC Maccabi Games Information:

Since 1982, the JCC Maccacbi Games have been providing Jewish teens, ages 13-16 (by July 31, 2018), with a life-shaping experience based on Jewish values and healthy competition. Teens participate in Olympic-style Opening Ceremonies, home hospitality, sports competitions against other delegations, a day of Tikkun Olam, as well as celebratory parties each night. Participants get to meet thousands of Jewish teens from all around the world and experience an action-packed week they will never forget! For the upcoming 2018 JCC Maccabi Games, the San Diego Delegation will be heading up the coast to Orange County, California. Each participant will be joining the San Diego Delegation in this annual celebration of Jewish identity, values, and community. 

Participating JCC Maccabi Games Sports:

Boys Baseball


Boys & Girls Basketball

Boys & Girls Soccer

Boys & Girls Track and Field

Boys Flag Football

Table Tennis

Girls Volleyball




Boys Lacrosse

JCC Maccabi Artsfest Information:

Just like the JCC Maccabi Games, the JCC Maccabi Artsfest is a week long experience for creative Jewish teens featuring workshops on a variety of specialties and incorporating community service, social events, and home hospitality. Collaborate with Jewish teens from around the world and showcase your specialty. The JCC Maccabi Artsfest opening ceremonies, nightly events, and closing ceremonies will all be the same as the JCC Maccabi Games and bring together over 2,000 Jewish artist and athletes from an amazing action packed week. This year, the San Diego Delegation will be heading up to Long Beach, CA to participate in the 2018 JCC Maccabi Artsfest!

Participating JCC Maccabi Artsfest Specialty:

Acting and Musical Theatre

Culinary Arts

Social Media Squad (SMS)


Rock and Jazz Music

Vocal Music

Visual Arts


Get Involved:

For more information and to learn about upcoming JCC Maccabi Games and Artsfest events, please contact:

San Diego Delegation Head: Spencer Lynch or 858-362-1131.

Last Year's (2017) San Diego Delegation:

For the 2017 JCC Maccabi Games, the San Diego Delegation brought 27 teen athletes to Birmingham, Alabama! The teens experienced southern hospitality at its finest, bonded with the delegation, met thousands of other teens, competed and brought home medals, and enjoyed nightly celebratory events. For 2018, there will be over 2,000 Jewish teens participating the the JCC Maccabi Games and Artsfest from all over the world! Make sure to join Team San Diego!  


If you are interested in participating in the JCC Maccabi Games or Artsfest, please email  Delegation Head: Spencer Lynch or call 858-362-1126.