Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted

Sport: Official/Administrator
Inducted: 1981
Country: Israel
Born: March 4, 1900, in Slonim, Poland
Died: 1980

As a leading figure of Maccabi Jerusalem and Maccabi Tel Aviv, Alouf organized the first five World Maccabiah Games. In the 1930s, he was one of the founders of the Amateur Sports Association and the Eretz Yisrael Olympic Committee.

An outstanding gymnast with Maccabi Warsaw from 1916 to 1929, Alouf studied physical education in Denmark. Immigrating to Palestine in about 1930, he was a pioneer teacher of physical education and sports in the Holy Land. He authored many books on physical education.

In 1935, Alouf became supervisor of physical education in Palestine and served as director of the Israel department of physical education from 1953 to 1957.
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