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SID JACOBSON JCC WINS SILVER AND GOLD AT MACCABI GAMES East Hills, NY This summer, Sid Jacobson JCC sent 21 athletes, aged 1316, to the 2011 JCC Maccabi Games in Philadelphia. The JCC Maccabi Games, an Olympic-style competition, allows Jewish teens from around the world to compete against each other in a variety of sports and artistic endeavors, as well as instills an appreciation of Jewish values. Year after year, the athletes who represent Sid Jacobson JCC make us proud, Sarah Schmitt, Delegation Head and JCC Program Director of Membership and Fitness, said. Their strong athletic ability, coupled with the dedication of our coaches, make for a very successful week. The girls basketball team, consisting of Hayley Alexander, Emily Beiser, Jen Doppelt, Jade Marcus, Morgan Roessler, Sydney Sodine, Katie Zambrotta, and Sydney Zambrotta, brought home the silver after four days of competition. The boys team, made up of Evan Dorman, Louis Dorman, Andrew Fellus, Zachary Goodman, Ethan Jones, Erik Kanzer, Alec Ludwig, Alec Ludwig, David Orr and Leo Weiner, also won silver. The girls team was coached by Jon Cohen and Shari Roessler; the boys team was coached by Mitchell Pruzan and Michael Wimmer. Zachary Lessen won the Gold medal in 15/16 Boys Tennis Singles Division. Alex Grossman in the 13/14 Boys Tennis Division played up into the 15/16 Tennis Doubles Division with Zachary Lessen and won the Gold medal. Greg Rosenthal and Bradley Wank also participated in Boys Tennis 15/16 Division and had some excellent matches.
(Left to right) Coach Mitchell Pruzan, Ethan Jones, Coach Mike Wimmer, Alec Ludwig, Erik Kanzer, Leo Weiner, Louis Dorman, Jen Doppelt, Zachary Goodman, Evan Dorman, Sydney Zambrotta, Andrew Fellus, Coach Jon Cohen, Morgan Roessler, Emily Beiser, Jade Marcus, Katie Zambrotta, Hayley Alexander, Coach Shari Roessler, Sydney Sodine and David Orr (kneeling). Not pictured: Zachary Lessen, Gregory Rosenthal, Bradley Wank and Alex Grossman.
##About Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center As the only full-service Jewish Community Center on Long Island's North Shore, Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center and Bernice Jacobson Day School and Camp, its satellite campus in Brookville, provide a full range of cutting-edge recreational, health, fitness, educational, cultural, arts and social services programs. Sid Jacobson JCC promotes Jewish identity and provides a comprehensive program based on Jewish values, traditions, heritage and culture and is committed to enriching the lives of all individuals and families in our community. Our Centers of Excellence, Gershwind/Jacobson Health and Wellness Center; Ruth and Saul Weinberger Center for Jewish Life and Learning; Waldbaum Family Childrens Center; Edward & Bernice Wenger Center for the Arts; Jack Nadel Social Services Center; Adult Services Center; Senior Center; Buslik/Levy Teen Center are here to provide the best possible services to our membership and the community at large. For more information, contact us at 300 Forest Drive, East Hills, NY, (516) 484-1545 or visit our web site at: www.sjjcc.org