Siblings Represent Team USA at 20th World Maccabiah Games

Charlotte ’18 and Jack Stern ’19 represented Team USA at the 20th World Maccabiah Games in late June and July. They spent 25 days in Israel training, traveling, performing community service projects, and competing in the Olympic-style competition held every four years since 1932. This year’s Games included 10,000 athletes from over 80 countries. Jack was selected to play for the USA Juniors Boys’ (Under 16) Basketball team, while Charlotte was chosen for the Juniors Girls’ (Under 18) Basketball team.  Jack’s team went 6-0 winning the gold medal with a 63-33 victory over Argentina. Charlotte’s team won the silver medal falling in the final to Israel. Both were starters for their respective teams. Jack led his team in rebounds and blocked shots while Charlotte led her team in scoring and rebounding for the duration of the competition.