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This year's Maccabiah Games are going live

 

Former Philadelphia 76ers announcer Marc Zumoff is leading a student media delegation to Israel to broadcast the Maccabiah games.

(JNS) - Broadcasting the Summer Olympic Games is a massive operation, with more than 7,000 personnel covering 28 sports utilizing 1,000-plus cameras, taking the games global.

For the first time, the so-called Jewish Olympics will be broadcast around the world from July 12-26 with slightly more humble resources, though still requiring a herculean effort.

The legendary former TV broadcaster for the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, Marc Zumoff, is taking 14 hand-selected college and high school broadcasting students, along with a supervisory staff of media professionals, to Israel for this month's...



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