Maccabi long jump certificate of Walter Schwenk
Gift of Michael D. Lissner
Id no. 2009.A.57, Document
The text translates: German circle of the Makkabi world association, 12th Jewish day of gymnastics, September 2nd 1928, Breslau, Walter Schwenk, Breslau, 3rd winner (probably 3rd place) long jump youth 1912-13 with 5, 49 m. The judges.

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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