1971 Maccabi World Union gathering commemorating its 50th Anniversary.
1972 Massacre of 11 Israeli Sportsmen at the Olympic Games, Munich
1973 NINTH MACCABIAH GAMES
26 countries participated in the 9th Maccabiah Games. Canada’s delegation consisted of 56 athletes competing in 12 sports: Basketball, Fencing, Golf, Judo, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.
Youth Gathering as part of the Maccabiah programme, as well as the first international seminar on Jewish Physical Education and the History of Jewish Sports at the Wingate Institute. Maccabi World Union subscribes to the “Jerusalem Programme” and approves its affiliation as a Jewish World Organization of non political character to the World Zionist Organization. Opening of the “Maccabiah Country Club” in the grounds of the Maccabiah Village.
1974 Chaver Yehoshua Alouf is awarded the Israel State Prize for Sports for his lifelong contribution to physical education.
1975 Maccabi Leadership Conference in Israel. Inauguration of the “Pierre Gildesgame Maccabi Museum” in the Maccabiah Village.
1976 European Maccabi Games in Copenhagen, upon the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Hakoah, Copenhagen.
Bruckman and Friedlander of Zevulon win the World Championship in the 420 Sailing class.
Chaver Haim Wein (Israel) is honoured by the International Olympic Committee who make him an “Honorary Fellow” – the first Jew to be so honoured.
Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team become European Champions!
The Queen bestows the Order “commander of the British Empire” on Pierre Gildesgame, President of the Maccabi World Union, in recognition of his dedication to the development of Jewish sport in Great Britain.
1977 TENTH MACCABIAH GAMES
34 countries participated in the 9th Maccabiah Games. The greatest Maccabiah ever held since the gathering of participants at the FIRST MACCABIAH GAMES (1932).
Canada’s delegation consisted of 92 athletes competing in 14 sports: Badminton, Basketball, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Karate, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, and Wrestling.
The order “Member of the British Empire (M.B.E) was bestowed on Lou Rose of Australia in recognition of his dedication to the encouragement of Jewish sport in Australia.
European Maccabi, Games – Leicester
Great Britain – 50th Anniversary of the Maccabi Tzar Youth Movement
Maccabiada Pan Americana – Mexico