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“You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy.”
Arthur Ashe

Maccabi Volunteers Thank you Cocktail Reception and Sports Awards THIS SUNDAY. Have you RSVP'd? All Welcome

Our Volunteer Thank You Cocktail Reception on Sunday 17 May,held during National Volunteer Week, is an opportunity for Maccabi Victoria to thank each and every one of our valuable volunteers.

We invite ALL Maccabi Victoria Volunteers and affiliated Club Commitee members, Team managers and other hardworking club members/ parents who give their time to make our organisation function successfully. 

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Maccabi Sport Connects Four Generations Of The Cohen Family

"Sport has always played a major part in the Cohen family and Maccabi provides a fun, friendly and competitive forum in which to do this.  We both thank and congratulate Maccabi on your 90 years and are sure that the organisation will be around for many more, enabling future generations of Jewish sports stars to fulfil their dreams!”

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Volunteer Phone Callers Needed Urgently for the 2015 Maccabi Victoria Annual Appeal. Please sign up now!We Need Your Help!

It is that time of the year again where we call upon our members, family and friends to assist us as Volunteer Phone Callers for our important Annual Appeal. Calling the community from Tuesday 26 May until Thursday 4 June

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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




Exciting Activities Planned for 2016 Sydney Junior Carnival

Get ready for a week-long sporting event that gives both competitive and social options, and offers an incredible social timetable including the Harbour Cruise, Foam Party along with some other exciting events.

Do you want to know more?

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Expressions of Interest for Youth Leaders for the 2016 Victorian Junior Carnival Team

Are you 19 – 24 years of age?

Are you interested in getting involved in one of the best events on the Maccabi Calendar?

We are calling for Expressions of Interest for Youth Leaders for the Victorian Junior Carnival Team at the 34th Maccabi Junior Carnival to be held in Sydney

12 – 19 January 2016

Click here for application information 



Maccabi Victoria Volunteer Thank You/Recognition Awards Cocktail Reception - This Sunday 

Maccabi Victoria and Maccabi Australia Sports Awards presented at this Event

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.

Maccabi Golf Club One Day Event   - Tuesday 26th May

Men, ladies and juniors all welcome.
Competition, Individual Stableford in all grades
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Maccabi Cycling Club Championships -  31st 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.

This is NOT just for the super fast, it's a fun day for all members 

2015 Victorian Jewish Open for Snooker and Eightball - July

Qualifying & Round One - Thursday 9th July 2015 - 7:45pm 

Round Two & Q/Finals - Thursday 16th July 2015 - 7:45pm 
Semi Finals – Thursday 23rd July 2015 - 7:45pm 
Grand Finals – Thursday 30th July 2015 – 7:45pm 

Welcome to the 25th Annual Victorian Jewish Open Championships for Snooker & Eightball. The championships will be a knock-out format, with all top players seeded for both Snooker & Eightball. 

Click here for Vic Open 2015 Information and Entry Form 

AJAX Football Club Gala Ball - 1 August

Gala Celebration Dinner Ball and Hall of Fame Launch

The event will attract 600 plus guests to Flemington Racecourse and will be hosted by MC, Mark Fine from SEN Radio for guests to enjoy one of the most unforgettable dinners of the football season.

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Snooker Club 25th Anniversary Function -  9 August

6:30pm at Armadale Bowls Club in Caulfield South.




Tennis Club Competitive in Early Rounds of Winter Season

We won TWO from EIGHT matches and two other games were forfeited. The headline story of the day is that our top five teams were again extremely competitive.

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Maccabi Ajax Swimming Club AGM - 31 May


To be held at 10:30 on 31st May 2015
at Bialik College Pool.

All Members welcome.
Come and have a swim with us at 9:00 before the AGM.


North Caulfield Maccabi Junior FC Update

As you will already be aware Shavuot takes place on Sunday 24 May and as a result all games have been cancelled for that round.

Team Photos start May 25

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Snooker News

I hope you all enjoyed last weeks Mini Championships. I would like to congratulate all winners and participants of the tournament.

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Strong Start to Hockey Season 2015


Vets team in an awesome display of Hockey Won 7 - 0 against Box Hill Next week they are up against the league leaders.

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One Week Until the One Day Golf Event - Tuesday 26 May.

We have over 30 registered for this event, but we need more.  If you have not yet registered, please enter now!  
The course is in great condition and most have never played there before.
Men, ladies and juniors all welcome.
Competition, Individual Stableford in all grades

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Disappointing Jackas Go Down to Mazenod

In a tough weekend, both the Ajax Seniors and Reserves went down to Mazenod, and the Blacks were the only winners, with a victory over the Reds in the Thirds.

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Junior Jackas Weekly Wrap

Jordan Meltzer, Noah Rosham and Tomer Opat played their 100th match together for the U16s in Round 4 - Congratulations to all 3 boys.

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Cycling Club Upcoming Events

We've got some great events coming up later this month - so stick 'em in your diaries!!

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Cricket Club Awards Night this Sunday Night

Maccabi AJAX Cricket Club’s presentation night has sparked speculation across the country. Anticipation is growing and the public wait with baited breath. It is a night which sees many awarded for their efforts but only one individual will be crowned “Champion of Maccabi,” the Ray Saffer medallist.

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Notice of AGM for Victoria Maccabi Basketball Club

Wednesday 17 June 2015 at 7.15pm

Maccabi Victoria Offices, 1/176 Bambra Rd Caulfield

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Athletics Club News

Wet and fun at the x country races at Ladner Park on the weekend, where Zac, Julien and Adam were joined by Kevin Lieberthal and recruit Adrian Lazar Adler.

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Maccabi Victoria All Abilities Welcomes Shari Cohen and Bids Farewell to Lauren Mandel


Shari Cohen has been appointed the new All Abilities Inclusion Coordinator.

Click the arrow for more info and for an interview with Lauren about her time with Maccabi.




The Maccabi Australia uniform tender is now open!

If you're in the business of supplying uniforms and would like to be involved, don't miss the chance to submit your proposal to Maccabi Australia.

Tender closes May 25th, please email jonathan@maccabi.com.au prior to this date for further information and a copy of the Tender Information Document. 




Applications are open for Bínai Bírith Melbourne Mitvah Unitís annual Jenny Goldberg Community Services Grant.

The $2000 grant is available to young Jewish adults under the age of 35 years who are actively involved in community service and will use the grant to benefit the community.

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Yom Yerushalayim Trivia Night 16 May


17 May Book Launch : Let My People Go by Sam Lipski & Suzanne D. Rutland



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