During the week of Thanksgiving, over 1,000 Jewish participants, from different countries, got together to compete at the Michael Ann Russell JCC for the 2009 Hebraica XXVIII Maccabi Games. The countries that were involved were: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Israel, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, USA, Venezuela, and Team H2G. There were over 600 scheduled games that took place through November 21- 29, 2009.
The H2G Director of Jewish student life, Pablo Levi, and Engagement associate, Deborah Halberstein, worked hard to put together a strong team to compete in this year's Maccabi Games.
On November 29, at the Maccabi Games closing ceremony, Team H2G (Hillel Second Generation) were announced champions of the 2009 Luis Kwaterka Adult Male Soccer Cup. Congratulations to all the players and special thanks to Fito Rascovsky for coaching the H2G team throughout the tournament.
The players of the H2G Soccer Team are: