Sports in Israel
This is a poster advertising a football match played in 1934 in Jaffa between Hapoel Tel Aviv and the Egyptian champions, Olympic Alexandria.
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Poster of historical sports events, advertisments for sports merchandise and events, newspaper article reporting sports and photograph of games and events.
The Olympic Experience Museum
This is a poster for the 8th Maccabiah Games that took place in Israel in 1946.
Sports are popular in Israel with many people participating and supporting basketball, football, water sports, judo and much more. During the time of the British Mandate, British sports were introduced, and games were played between Jewish teams and teams of neighboring countries such as Egypt.
The Maccabiah, the Jewish Olympics, is an important international sporting event which has taken place in Israel since 1932 and brings together Jewish sportsmen and women from around the world.