Wed, Mar 02|
Virtual J TALKS: Cool Runnings – The Story of the Israeli Bobsled and Skeleton Federation
Did you know that Israel has a bobsled team? In fact, Israel has two bobsled teams and three skeleton athletes, all training and competing to qualify to represent Israel in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games!
Time & Location
Mar 02, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
About the Event
Come hear this fascinating tale of the ‘Frozen Chosen’ and ‘Israeli Cool Runnings’, and learn about a 20+ year history of Israel on ice, where athletes go head first on a skeleton-like sled or in cramp metal cars, down an icy track, at 80+ mph.
In Partnership with: Bender JCC, Jewish Federation of Howard County, Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia, JCC of Greater Baltimore, Siegel JCC, Washington Hebrew Congregation, and Temple Beth Ami.
Questions? Contact Shauna Leavey.