As we prepare for the 2019 JCC Maccabi Games®, the Traveling Torch is making its way around Atlanta and the Greater Atlanta region to galvanize the community as one JCC Maccabi family. Each week, throughout 2018-19 leading up to the Games, the official Traveling Torch will visit different iconic locations, organizations, businesses, people, and community events throughout the Metro Atlanta area.
Among those people and destinations already visited are: The Davis Academy, Pace Academy, The Weber School, Georgia Tech Head Men’s Basketball coach – Josh Pastner, and American Olympian – Jeff Galloway.
Interested in joining our list of all-stars, and getting your hands on the Traveling Torch? Please contact Daniel Taché, at Daniel.Tache@atlantajcc.org or at his direct line (678)- 812-4033.
To follow the Traveling Torch whereabouts checkout our social media @ATLMaccabi2019 and #ATLMaccabi2019
Bringing the Atlanta Jewish Community together with the overarching local and international community, the 2019 JCC Maccabi Games will call Atlanta home for just the second time in the history of the competition. More than 1,600 participants, ranging from 12-16-years-old will compete and participate in 13 different events. Notable alumni include Mark Spitz (Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer), Larry Brown (Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer) and Jeff Agoos (National Soccer Hall of Famer).