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History: 1930s

1930
Maccabi motor-cyclists from Eretz Israel, headed by Shlomo Arazi, go to Antwerp for propaganda drive for Maccabiah. Creation of Maccabi Tzar in Germany and Czechoslovakia.

1931
Second propaganda tour of Eretz Israel Maccabi moto-cyclists to London - through Sinai, Cairo, Alexandria Piraeus, Bulgaria Jugoslavia, Austria, Germany and France - for the Maccabiah in Amateur Sports Federation established in Israel and affiliated to the International Sports Federation.

1932
First sports stadium in Tel Aviv at the seashore opened at the "First Maccabiah" Pesach 1932

1933
FIRST MACCABIAH GAMES IN TEL AVIV

1934
Transfer of Maccabi World Union Headquarters from Germany to London. Foundation of Maccabi in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Start of organized Maccabi activities in South Africa. Foundation of the Olympic Committee in Eretz Israel - and its official recognition as a member of the International Olympic Committee held in Athens the same year.
A Maccabi team of athletes under David Almagor represents Eretz Israel at the West Asian Sports Games in New Delhi and our national flag is hoisted for the first time.
Maccabi Eretz Israel girl athletes participate for the first time in the International Athletic Meet for Women in London.

1935
SECOND MACCABIAH GAMES IN TEL AVIV
Palestine Olympic Committee refuses invitation to participate in the Olympic Games in Berlin.
First Maccabi Tzar World Convention in Tel Aviv.

1936
Second Maccabiah Winter Games in Banska Bystrica (Czechoslovakia).
Establishment of Maccabi-Hebraica clubs in Colombia, Peru and Venezuela.

1938
Maccabi delegation from Eretz Israel gusts of "Sokol" at the International Sokol Gathering in Prague. (Alouf Nishri, Wein Arnon) Baltic Maccabi Games.

1939
Maccabi World Union Branch Office set up in Tel Aviv. Foundation of "Department of Physical Education" by the Yishuv Leadership in Eretz Israel.