Maccabi Games in Berlin – level 1

06-08-2015 15:00

The Maccabi Games are held every four years. Only Jews compete in these games. This year, people hold the games in Berlin. More than 2,500 Jews come to the games. They come from 36 different countries.

Before World War II, there were 500,000 Jews in Germany. After the war, there were only 30,000. Many Jews died. Now, there are 250,000 Jews in Germany.

Difficult words: be held (to organise; to happen), compete (to try to win), were (past of “are”).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

What do you think about the games?


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