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Please Donate to Maccabi before EOFY- We need Your Support


Sport is an integral part of Australian life and Australian Jewish life. For 90 years, Maccabi Victoria has been at the forefront of promoting sport, health, teamwork, leadership and fair play benefitting thousands of members of the Jewish community regardless of gender, ability or financial circumstances.

We need your support to continue providing essential equipment, training & coaching courses, fee relief for the financially disadvantaged, support of disabled players, and other programs that benefit our 23 clubs and young members of our community who might not otherwise get involved in sport.

Your gift to the Maccabi Victoria Links for Life Appeal will make a difference.

 Please click here to make your tax deductible donation before 30 June.  

Thank you for your support

 

Download the 2015 Links For Life Appeal Message and Brochure

 

Volunteer Phone Callers Still Urgently Needed For the Maccabi Victoria Annual Appeal. Please Sign Up Now!


We call upon our members, family and friends to assist us as Volunteer Phone Callers for our important Annual Appeal. Calling the community from Thursday 11 -22 June 

Please click the arrow  for more information and to volunteer

 

Inspiration


"When considering the stature of an athlete or for that matter any person, I set great store in certain qualities which I believe to be essential in addition to skill. They are that the person conducts his or her life with dignity, with integrity, courage, and perhaps most of all, with modesty. These virtues are totally compatible with pride, ambition, and competitiveness. "
Sir Donald Bradman
 

Celebrating Maccabi's 90th Anniversary


More exciting events to diarise 

Sunday 11 October - Maccabi Open & Junior Interstate Sports Challenge (held in Melbourne)

Sunday 18 October - Maccabi Masters Interstate Challenge 35+ and 45+ (held in Sydney)

Sunday 29 November - 'Maccabi Day Out' - Maccabi Victoria Community Event - Watch this space for more details

 

Maccabi Inspirations Past and Present


Celebrating 90 years of Maccabi, with inspirational stories of our Members past and present. This week we feature husband and wife dynamic duo Len Bogatin and Yvette Shaw.

Click the arrow to read more

 

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, Pan-Am Games .......

Please let us know if you can assist in collecting names and email contacts for the Maccabi Reunion 11 October 2015... Stay tuned for more details.

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

 

Sydney Junior Carnival 2016


Couldn't make it to the Team VIC Information Night on 10 June ?

We will be scheduling another information night in July  - details to be confirmed 

To keep up to date with Carnival Information

  • GO to the MacVic website ( Sydney Junior Carnival index tab on the LHS) 
  • LIKE the Maccabi Victoria facebook page 
  • READ MaccChat, our fortnightly e- newsletter
  • DOWNLOAD the MacVic App on your smartphone

Click here to join our mailing list for Carni updates

Any questions please contact the MacVic office 9563 5885

 

Great Achievements


 

Golden Girl Alexandra Kiroi Eyes Olympics


Maccabi Victoria and Maccabi Australia Jewish Junior Sportswoman Award recipient, Alexandra Kiroi, just became a 2015 Australian Rhythmic Gymnastics Champion in elite Level 9 Junior, taking home 4 gold medals and one silver medal. 

Click the arrow for the full Australian Jewish News article and to see one of her medal winning routines

 

Jemima Montag Will Represent Australia at World Youth Athletics Championships


Jemima Montag posted another qualifying time for the 5K racewalk qualifying to represent Australia at World Youth Championships in Columbia in July.

Click the arrow to read more

 

The Sky's The Limit for Brilliant Ben


We are so proud of participant, volunteer and coach Ben Rychter who has started working with the Highett Youth Club (through Gymnastics Victoria).

Click the arrow for Ben's story

 

Inspirational Story Of Yigal Sela Who Will Swim the Kinneret for Children With Cancer


Yigal Sela, who heads the Israel office of the Zionist Federation of Australia, will swim the entire length of the Kinneret to raise funds for cancer research.

Click the arrow to read his story and support the cause

 

Headlines


 

Palestinians Abandon Bid To Have Israel Banned From FIFA


Sourced from The Times of Israel

THE Palestinian delegation to FIFA on Friday dropped a motion to have the Israeli soccer federation suspended from international football amid pressure from dozens of national delegates.

Click the arrow for the full story

 

MACCABI EVENTS AT A GLANCE


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 

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.

Click here for the more information and to book

Snooker Club 25th Anniversary Function -  9 August

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

Click here for the flyer
   

 

AROUND THE CLUBS


 

Tennis Club Action


We won Two and lost Seven and there was an amazing Tied match.

Click the arrow for all the tennis action and results from Round 5

 

School Holiday Soccer Programs in July


School holiday soccer programs, coaching courses and more

Click the arrow for the North Caulfield Maccabi Junior FC Newsletter

 

Snooker Spot


 

Click the arrow for the latest Snooker Club news

 

Jackas Stumble at Home, While Jackettes Move to Second Spot


Ajax has missed an opportunity to head into the bye round in the top four, after they faded badly losing 8.13 (61) to 13.11 (89) in their clash against Hampton Rovers at Gary Smorgon Oval last week.

Click the arrow for all the Senior Team Match reports

 

Junior Jackas Weekly Wrap Round 7


This week we feature Ryley Michelson, Gid Wise & Sonny Moshinsky, all from the U15 Comets. All boys played their 100th game a few weeks ago but waited until they were all
playing together to celebrate the occasion.
Well done boys.

Click the arrow for all the latest AJAX Junior Football Club News

 

2015 Cycling Club Championship Winners


31 determined Maccabi Cycling members lined up on Sunday 31 May for the annual club championship.

Click the arrow for the results

 

Josh Sacks and Benji Jones Share Cricket Club Top Award


PAST and present Maccabi AJAX players packed out Gary Smorgon Pavilion for the club’s best and fairest awards on Sun 17 May.

Click the arrow to rad the full Australian Jewish News article

 

Junior Cricket Club New Season Registrations Open 1 July


REGISTRATION Under 11, Under 13, Under 15 and Under 17

Opens July 1 2015
Closes  1 September 2015.

Annual Registration Fee:
Earlybird: $325.00 per player 1July - 24 July

Full Fee: $350 per player. Registrations close 1 September

Age groups will close once all places are filled.

MILO REGISTRATION

Opens  July 1 2015
Closes   24 September 2015

For more information click here to visit the MAJCC website

 

Basketball Club Upcoming Coaching Courses


As part of the coaching program at Maccabi Basketball the following sessions and accredited courses will be conducted to assist in the development of coaches and interested participants over the coming weeks.

Click the arrow for more information

 

Athletics Club News


Mazel Tov to Jemima Montag who will represent Australia at the World Youth Athletics Championships.

Eric Heine, his son Ronen, Josh Givoni and Brad Yudelman  raised more than $32,000 for the charity IMP by completing the world’s toughest marathon in April, the Marathon Des Sables.

Click the arrow to read more 

 

OTHER COMMUNAL EVENTS


Book Launch  'Solly's Girl' - Sunday 14 June

 Ros Collins, former director of the Makor Library (forerunner to the LJLA), will be launching her new book, Solly’s Girl, Sunday 14 June, 2:30pm at Beth Weizmann.

Click here for more information.

 

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