Maccabi long jump certificate of Walter Schwenk
Gift of Michael D. Lissner
Id no. 2009.A.55, Document, Hebrew, German, Czech
The text translates: Gymnastics and sports meet of the csl. [standing for Czech] ?MAKKABI? circle, 28.-30./VI. (of June?) 1929, Diploma, Schwenk B.K. Breslau, reached 6 meters in long jump / pupils, I. Prize, M. Ostrava 30./VI. 1929, for the administration: supervisor of gymnastics: chairman: supervisor of sports.

Many Zionist groups emphasized sports and physical skills in their effort to prepare Jews for building new lives in a renewed homeland in Palestine.
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