The Lithuanian Sports Club Makabi is a sports club of the Jewish minority in Lithuania. It is one of the many Maccabi sports clubs worldwide. It was originally established on September 19, 1920 in Kaunas. It ceased to exist during the Holocaust in Lithuania. And was reestablished only in 1989 during the perestroika. The club participates in the Maccabiah Games. It had about 500 members in 1990 and 200 in 2000. As of 2014, the club supported nine sports (football, chess, basketball, table tennis, tennis, swimming, badminton, wrestling, shooting, and rhythmic gymnastics). In 1926, the club had 83 sections that united some 4,000 members. The best results were achieved by the footballers Kaunas Makabi.
Played 12 seasons in the A Lyga. And won 3rd place in 1926, bicyclists Isakas Anolikas. Represented Lithuania in the 1924. Was Lithuanian champion, boxers (several members became Lithuanian champions), chess players Aleksandras Machtas. Represented Lithuania at Chess Olympiads.
, and table tennis players brought the sport to Lithuania; Olga Gurviait became champion at the 1933 World Maccabiah Championship in Prague. In total, the club supported 21 different teams.
It participated in the 1932. As early as the 19th century, Jewish sports clubs were founded in Eastern and Central Europe. The first club was the. Extraction who had been rejected from participating in other social sport clubs.
And 1898 saw the founding of. Other clubs that followed were named after Bar Kochba. Or Hebrew names such as Hakoah or Hagibor that symbolized strength and heroism. One of the basic premises behind the founding of these clubs was Jewish Nationalism, and specifically Muscular Judaism. The concept was that Jews were not only a religious entity, but also one based on a common historical and social background, having special cultural and psychological concepts that have been preserved to this day, resulting in a strong recognition of collective belonging. Maccabi boxing club, Tunisia, 1923. There was during the interwar period a deep animosity between the locally-based Makkabi Kraków club and the rival Jewish. While both clubs shared in the above aspiration to demonstrate a Jewish physical strength, they had divergent political programs - the one sharing in the Zionist aspiration of creating a Jewish state in Palestine, while the other was oriented to the Bundist program of Jewish cultural autonomy in Europe.
This political opposition exacerbated their athletic rivalry between fans and players, to the point that matches between the two teams were generally referred to as a "Holy War". In 1906, the first Jewish gymnastics club was formed in Palestine. Clubs later would spring up in other cities. By 1912, all of them joined the Maccabi Federation of Israel. That same year, the first relations were established between them and their European counterparts, when a decision was taken at the Maccabi Conference in Berlin to begin group trips to Palestine.
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