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JCC Maccabi Games Begin [Photos]

Well over a thousand people packed into RCC's Eugene Levy Fieldhouse.

The Rockland-hosted JCC Maccabi Games officially kicked off Sunday night with the opening ceremony, held at a packed Eugene Levy Fieldhouse at Rockland Community College.

The 1,200-plus athletes competing in the games this week come from around the world, and each delegation marched into the Fieldhouse to cheering and some occasional flag-waving by the hundreds of parents and supporters in the stands. The actual games start Monday morning with all tournaments finishing up on Thursday.

RUTH HESS August 14, 2012 at 08:52 PM
It was a wonderful, touching, well-organized ceremony. The organizers must be congratulated for a job well done! Listening to Ankie Spitzer and having the one minute of silence followed by Sabina Koss's rendition of Hallelujah was both chilling and thrilling!

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