During the Hanukkah, sports events took place in many cities of Ukraine. The traditional Hanukkah chess tournament was held in Dnepr. Tournament participants played 7 rounds. The first place was taken by Albina Lysenko. Hanukkah table tennis tournament was held in Kharkov, this year it was already 15 times in a raw! “Hanukkah Maccabiah 5780″ was held in Zaporizhzhya Sunday School “Yahad-Maccabi”, in Lyceum “Shaalavim” in Kharkov, and in Chabbad school in Kherson.
The event was organized by All-Ukrainian Association of Maccabi Organizations, by school leadership and Maccabi communities in cities. Such events allow to cultivate an understanding of the value of health, the need to be healthy, strong, develop the ability to work in a team, give children the opportunity to demonstrate sports abilities – dexterity, speed, strength and endurance, foster a competitive spirit and ability to win. And also, remember your traditions.