gap year in israel

The Maccabiah Games

The maccabiah games

If you are Jewish and a sports fan then the chances are that you have heard of the Maccabiah Games. Sometimes called the Jewish Olympics, the Maccabiah games are an international sports event held every four years in Israel. The games were founded in 1932 and since then have flourished. The most recent edition was […]

Israel and the Olympic Games

Gap year in israel - aardvarkisrael

While Israel is known for excelling at many things, sports isn’t really one of them. The country has had some success in basketball but it is certainly not known as a sporting powerhouse. However, over the years the country has managed to rack up a modestly impressive number of Olympic medals. In total Israel has […]