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JCC Maccabi Games®
The JCC Maccabi Games®—five days that can change the lives of Jewish teens 13 to 16 years old—have been doing just that for more than 30 years. During JCC Maccabi™, teens from communities around the globe are immersed in a sports and recreation program imbued with Jewish values and experiences. The goal of the JCC Maccabi Games® is to contribute to the maintenance and enrichment of Jewish identity in youth and to the development of democratic values and leadership through healthy competition and sportsmanship. The JCC Maccabi Games®, in partnership with its sister program JCC Maccabi ArtsFest®, is the largest annual gathering of Jewish teens in the world and has now influenced over 130,000 Jewish youth in North America and around the world.

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Randy Ellen Lutterman

Provides support and leadership, communicating with JCCs across the continent, about arts and culture programming, advising on content, growth of programs, and funding opportunities. This includes working directly with JCCs to maximize and share resources, trends and programming ideas, as well as creating signature programming and support materials for JCCs designed to further strategic and program development.

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Jordan Lanczycki

Works with JCC Maccabi host community staff and lay leaders to put on the largest Jewish teen engagement program in the world. Manages the oversight of planning and continuity of the program across all hosts. Tracks best practices and helps host communities through the process from volunteer management to working with visiting delegations.

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Michael Gordon

Direct liaison to JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest delegation heads, providing support to help our delegations grow and strengthen. Manages the allotment process, oversees operations, medical, safety and security protocols. Also responsible for developing training opportunities for coaches and chaperones.

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Dena Sokol

Provides operational support for JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest team and delegation heads. Administers registration system and manages social media presence.

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