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Inspiration


 “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
 Michael Jordan
 

An Invitation to all our Volunteers


HOLD THE DATE

The Maccabi Victoria Volunteer Thank You Cocktail Reception, to be held during National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to thank each and every one of our 600+ valuable Maccabi Victoria volunteers – the lifeblood of our organisation

Incorporating Volunteer Recognition Awards and

2014 Maccabi Victoria Sports Awards

Blake Street Hebrew Congregation

Sunday 17 May 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

ALL Maccabi volunteers welcomed.

RSVP’s essential for catering purposes by Friday 8 May

to 9563 5885/ events@macvic.com.au

 

Book Now To Hear Professor Graeme Samuel AC at the Friends of Maccabi Luncheon - Monday 11 May


Professor Graeme Samuel AC is our Special Guest Speaker Prepaid bookings essential $40 per head Tel: 9563 5885 or events@macvic.com.au

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The Search Is On! Help Us Reconnect Maccabi Friends Past and Present


Your help is needed in finding friends and family who have had a connection to any Maccabi club or event over the past 90 years; Senior carnivals , JCC Games, Junior Carnivals, Maccabiahs and Pan-Am Games.

Please let us know if you can assist in collecting names and email contacts for a huge Maccabi Reunion late 2015.

Stay tuned for more details.

For further information and any offer of assistance contact Yvette Shaw yvetteshaw12@gmail.com   0421 998 543

 

JUNIOR CARNIVAL NEWS


 

SydneyJunior Carnival 2016. Are you ready?


With an incredible, jam packed week in the planning we wanted to give you a taste of what you can expect at Sydney Carnival 2016. Are You Ready #CARNI2016

Click the arrow for the latest promo video 

 

MACCABI MEMBERS


 

Barak Mizrachi One Step Closer to the 2016 Rio Paralympics


I am thrilled to announce that I won the Class 6-10 Men’s Singles at the K-Sports 2015 ITTF Oceania Cup & Para Table Tennis Championships in Bendigo, Australia. It has put me a step closer towards gaining a spot in representing Australia at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

Click the arrow for Barak's story

 

Jewish Basketballers in the Big V State Championships


AFTER five seasons in Division 2 with the Maccabi Warriors, three-time club Most Valuable Player Benji Tamir departed for the McKinnon Cougars and Victoria’s premier men’s basketball league.

Click the arrow for the full Australian Jewish News article by Adam Blau

 

MACCABI EVENTS AT A GLANCE


Inaugural VIC Vs NSW Tennis Challenge - 25 to 26 April 

Come down to support the Victorian Team at the Leon Haskin Tennis Centre

Maccabi Cycling Club Championships - 3 May

 Like previous years, we'll be running an ITT on Kew Blvd, and awarding trophies for fastest man, fastest women, fastest junior, and an assortment of age grouping as well. Full details to follow in the next couple of weeks.

Friends of Maccabi Luncheon - 11 May

Professor Graeme Samuel AC  is our Special Guest Speaker

Blake Street Hebrew Congregation 

RSVP by Monday 27 April 2015

Tel: 9563 5885 or events@macvic.com.au

Maccabi Victoria Volunteer Thank You/Recognition Awards Cocktail Reception - 17 May

5:30pm – 7:30pm on Sunday 17 May 2015
Blake Street Hebrew Congregation

As part of National Volunteer Week Maccabi Victoria will be taking this opportunity to recognise and thank  our 600+ valuable volunteers as well as celebrating our Sporting Stars of 2014.

AJAX Football Club Gala Ball - 1 August

Gala Celebration Dinner Ball and Hall of Fame Launch

Click here for more information 

Snooker Club 25th Anniversary Function - Please note Change of Date to 9 August

Details coming soon

 

AROUND THE CLUBS


 

Snooker Spot


Hi guys and welcome to Round 6-Term 1 Club Newsletter . I hope you all had a great 2 week Pesach Break and are ready to kick off the final 2 rounds of Term 1.

Click the arrow for the Snooker Club news

 

Notice of Change of Date for the Maccabi AJAX Lawn Bowls Club AGM


Please note the change of date for the Maccabi Ajax Lawn Bowls  Annual General Meeting which will now be held on: 

Wednesday 20th May at 10.30 am at Maccabi Victoria, Level 1, 176 Bambra Rd Caulfield Sth.

 Please be there to hear what has been happening during 2014, and our plans for 2015.

Please let Marilyn know if you are unable to attend on 9525 6929.

 

Interested in playing Hockey this season? It's time to start


Now is the time. 5 weeks to go before the season starts. We are also still looking for a couple more Under 14s and under 12s to fill teams, so please talk to your friends.

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Calling All Maccabi Golfers to Our Club One Day Event 26 May


Click the arrow  for the details for the next Maccabi Victoria Golf Club 1 Day Event to be held at Spring Valley Golf Club - Heatherton Road, Clayton South.

 

 Matchplay 2015 -  Click here for first round matchups

 

Jackettes' Debut This Sunday


 

The AJAX Football Club held  a very successful women's season launch this week. A big congratulations to the newly appointed Jackettes captain Chelsea Fisher. Also well done to Daniella Abraham who was named vice captain and Toni Hamilton and Dani Robinson who round up the leadership group.

The Jackettes had their first ever praccy match recently and absolutely killed it. Jackettes 82 vs Rosebud 7. This is a part of a great preseason before their Season opener and debut against Montmorency in the VWFL this  Sunday #gojackettes

 

Jackas Outdone In Opener


An undermanned AJAX side has suffered a 43-point defeat to Old Melburnians in the Premier B season opener at Junction Oval on Saturday.

The Ajax Women's team, the Jackettes and the Junior Football Club begin their seeason this Weekend.

Click the arrow for the Round 1 Match Report and pics  and the AJAX Footy Club News

 

Maccabi Women's Ride a Great Success


Thanks to all the participants in last weekend's Maccabi Women's Ride. It was a great ride and we look forward to riding with you all again.

The Club Championships will be run on Sunday 3 May - put it in your diary and get training! Like previous years, we'll be running an ITT on Kew Blvd, and awarding trophies for fastest man, fastest women, fastest junior, and an assortment of age grouping as well. Full details to follow in the next couple of weeks.

For more information about the Cycling Club visit their website or facebook page

 

Marathon Des Sables - an Extraordinary Achievement


See the Inspirational Blog and Pics by 62 year old Eric Heine and younger guns, Ronen Heine, Josh Givoni and Brad Yudelman in the Marathon des Sables- 240K over 5 stages in the Sahara Desert, 50 degree heat, colder nights, 40 to 50K head winds.

Click the arrow for all the Athletics Club New Season News

 

Whats on for All Abilities members in term 2, 2015


Check out this summary table, containing everything you need to know about all of our regular programs running this term for the All Abilities group.

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MACCABI AUSTRALIA NEWS


 

Maccabiah Games 2017 Call for Upper Management Nominations


It is with pleasure that the Board of Maccabi Australia together with the Head of Delegation, Tom York OAM and the General Team Manager, Nikki Burger, call for nominations for the following positions for the 20th Maccabiah Games to be held in Israel in July 2017:

 Deputy Team Manager (four positions)
 Chief Medical Officer
 Media Manager
 Safety and Security Manager
 Finance Manager

Detailed role descriptions outlining role purpose, selection criteria and application process for each of these positions can be found at www.maccabi.com.au
Applications sought from experienced, enthusiastic persons.
Nominations close Wednesday 22 April, 2015
Enquiries to Nikki Burger; nikki@maccabi.com.au or 0416 128 094

 

OTHER COMMUNAL EVENTS


 

Have you done something awesome today?


 

The Biggest Week on the Zionist Calendar is almost upon us!

You still can - Buy your Yom Ha'atzmaut Concert tickets now!!

Click here for all the event information

 

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