Twenty years after my first trip to Israel with team USA as part of the World Maccabiah Games, I am heading back during the Summer of 2017. Its the 20th Games and its 20 years since my first foray into Maccabi. I have been to numerous games since, including the 2013 Maccabi Games and the […]
This summer, from July 27 to August 5, the 14th European Maccabi Games (EMG2015) will take place in Berlin, Germany, and I personally have the great privilege of participating in the games as a member of Team USA’s Half Marathon Team. The EMG2015 are Europe’s biggest Jewish sports event with more than 2000 athletes, coaches […]
PERLMAN WINS GOLD IN ISRAEL Aug 05, 2013 Hannah Pierce(Maine), Melissa Perlman(Boca),Emily Mossler(Indiana), Samantha Lee(Oregon) with their Gold Medals PALM BEACH COUNTY ATHLETE WINS GOLD, BRONZE AT 19th MACCABIAH GAMES IN ISRAEL Melissa Perlman, a 31-year-old Boca Raton resident, returned home to South Florida this past week with some extra hardware. The Public Relations executive […]
Well, I have returned from Israel after three weeks…and spent the last day catching up on rest, unpacking, doing laundry, and reminscing on my time overseas. I have to say that the experience was unlike anything else. I had the absolute BEST time in Israel as a member of Team USA in the 19th Maccabiah […]
Check out this cool blog from Daniel Suher – one of my teammates on the Maccabiah Games 2013 Track and Field team. He is running the 5K next week and is sharing his journey right here. Check it out: http://runningthrutheholyland.blogspot.com/. Will share more later! And more on my own adventure!
Below is an article from the South Florida Jewish Journal!!! The reporter really did his homework and a fantastic job I have to say. Very thankful! And more excited than ever to head on over to Israel! Thanks David Schwartz and photographer Todd Roller who is just as amazing a talent! Read the online version […]
Uniform, warm-ups, shirts, hats and backpacks have arrived! The voyage is getting closer! However, there is still time to support me here: http://friendraising.towercare.com/Markslist/campaign/display/profile.do?campaignId=10591. Thanks!
And the official countdown can being. I leave for New York July 9; Israel July 10th; and then race on July 23rd in Tel Aviv! It is starting to feel a little realer to me! Not in the super super prep and excited mode quite yet but I am sure that will come when July […]
Held in Israel every four years, the Maccabiah Games is named for Jewish warrior Judah Maccabe who fought against the ancient Greeks. Many notable athletes have competed in the Maccabiah, including swimmer Mark Spitz, gymnast Mitch Gaylord, golfer Corey Pavin, basketball players Ernie Grunfeld and Danny Shayes and tennis player Dick Savitt. The following is a brief history of […]
It’s a countdown to the Israel! Support me as I train for the Half Marathon race at the 19th World Maccabiah Games in Israel in 2013. As I get my training started and progress through the Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer…I will be sharing updates right here for you! Look out for the heading “19th […]