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Maccabi president: It's great to be a Jew in Germany

Maccabi president: It's great to be a Jew in Germany

Jewish Journal staff writer Sergio Carmona is on assignment live from Berlin covering the European Maccabi Games. This is his second story in the series. Olympic Park was sadly the site of the 1936 Olympic Games that the Nazis used as a powerful propaganda tool. Today, Jewish athletes from around the world are competing in the European Maccabi Games. On a lawn near a swimming pool where Jewish swimmers competed, Alon Meyer, the president of Maccabi Germany, spoke to a group of journalists from around the world who are participating in press trip arranged by the German government. While responding to a question from a journalist, Meyer mentioned that this is a particular special year...

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