Maccabiah squad joins United Holocaust event

MACCABI GB’s U16 football squad’s warmed up for this summer’s Maccabiah Games by accepting an invitation from Manchester United to take part in a competition, part of a special weekend hosted by the club to commemorate the Holocaust.

The event was the culmination of the Football Remembers the Holocaust Project, which in conjunction with the Premier League and Holocaust Educational Trust, saw U-14 Academy teams from United, Manchester City, Chelsea, and Brighton & Hove Albion learn about the Holocaust, while also taking part in a football tournament.

Explaining how the event proved to be stimulating, insightful and moving, Danny Schweiger, joint-manager of the Maccabiah squad alongside Mark Stewart, said: “It was a privilege to be part of the event.

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