After a year off, the JCC Maccabi Games® are coming back in 2022!  Team Omaha is looking to recruit some amazing athletes for this summer’s Games.  The JCC Maccabi Games® are an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer and is the second largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world.  The JCC Maccabi Games® offers a wide variety of sports competitions, Judaic learning, and relationship-building for boys and girls ages 13-16.  JCCs across the country send delegations of teens and coaches to this program every year, and Team Omaha has been thrilled to send athletes to the Games each year. 

After a year away, we are excited to announce that the Omaha delegation will travel to and compete in the 2022 JCC Maccabi Games®in San Diego, CA July 31- August 5.  

This year’s sports include: Basketball, Baseball, Dance, Esports, Flag Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, and Volleyball. 

To compete in the 2022 JCC Maccabi Games®, participants must be Jewish and between ages 13-16 before July 31, 2022.  No JCC membership or synagogue affiliation required.  

For more information about the JCC Maccabi Games®, please attend one of our information meetings held January 20th at 6:30pm or January 27th at 6:00pm.  Both sessions include the same information, so choose whichever date is more convenient.  The meetings are available to join virtually if needed.  Meetings will be held in the Wiesman Reception Room at the JCC.  You can RSVP for one of these meetings at  You can also find more information at

For more information, contact Jacob Geltzer, Teen Program Director, at or 402-334-6404.