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Gymnast David Sender’s Olympic Games journey began in Israel

David Sender at the 2009 Maccabiah Games Tel Aviv. (Courtesy Maccabiah USA)

NEW YORK (JTA) — Nineteen years ago, gymnast David Sender and his family attended the opening ceremonies of the Maccabiah Games in Israel, where the then-7-year-old told his mom, “Someday, you’re all coming back here to¬†watch me back down here.” Sixteen years later, Sender was one of the U.S.… Read more »