Maccabi World Union is a Jewish and Zionist Movement providing extensive sports, educational, social and cultural activities based on the centrality of Israel in modern Jewish life. Led by democratically-elected officials at all levels, Maccabi is open to Jews of all affiliations and is a general Zionist Union with no allegiance to any political Party viewpoint. Active in Jewish Communities worldwide - more than 450,000 Jews in 400 institutions of 65 countries in 5 Continents, Maccabi is organized through territorial and regional organizations.
Maccabi programs are offered internationally. The youngsters and young adults who participate in our programs come from all over the world - from Australia to Mexico, Great Britain to Argentina, USA to South Africa, and Canada to Brazil.
Bekeff is a customizable program offered by Maccabi World Union, allowing you to choose which phases to join, when to do them and for how long. The modules offered within each phase include Kibbutz life, Eilat diving course, Marva (army basic training simulation), MDA (ambulance volunteering), social work in Tel Aviv, ulpan and more.