USA Organizers Seeking Jewish Equestrians for 20th World Maccabiah Games

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PHILADELPHIA, July 28, 2016–Jewish Equestrians aged 18 to 35 are being sought by American organizers for the 20th World Maccabiah Games in Israel July 4-18, 2017.

Maccabi USA and Anna Sylvan-Jaffe and Sandra Cohen, overall equestrian co-chairs for the Games’ U.S. organizing committee are seeking equestrian to compete in dressage and jumping. The open equestrian team will be part of the overall 1,200+ member USA Team at the Games.

Anna and Sandra won dressage team bronze for the U.S, at the 2015 European Maccabi Games in Berlin, Germany.

The 2017 Maccabiah Games are expected to be the world’s third largest international sporting event with more than 9,000 athletes from 75 countries participating in 42 different sports.