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Welcome to the latest edition of Macc-Chat packed with news and photos from Maccabi Victoria, our Members and Clubs. 

Scroll down so you don't miss these and more great articles and pics including From the PresidentMaccabi Family Profile and Keeping sport safe, fair and inclusive

De Bortoli Brothers take on Israel, Help young athlete Ori get to Sydney, Join the MS National Swimathon,  New Junior Tennis and Netball Seasons Beginning Soon, Maccabiah Team Lists Update and more...

 

From the President


"Where has the year gone?  We are fast approaching Summer and with that comes the commencement of our Summer Sports Season and pre season preparations for our Winter Sports Clubs – it never ends for our dedicated 600+ band of Maccabi Volunteers.."

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Book Now for Friends of Maccabi Luncheon Monday 28 November


Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to hear Special Guest Speaker, Mark Williams, newly appointed Director of Coaching & Development to all of Maccabi’s affiliated Clubs and Senior Coach of the AJAX Amateur Football Club.

Click the arrow for the invitation and more information

 

Maccabi Awards


 
Click here for more information and to nominate
 

INTRODUCING NEW MACCABI VICTORIA BOARD MEMBER - DANIEL STUK


Daniel played for the Maccabi Victoria tennis, basketball and soccer clubs growing up and into his early 20s.  He remained involved with the basketball club after his playing days were over, coaching up until 2012 and then joining the Committee between 2013-14.  Daniel has a strong background in sports governance, administration and law.  He has served on a number of sporting boards, including the Sports Medicine Australia board between 2012-2015 and currently, the Hawthorn Basketball Association board.

Daniel currently works as an in-house legal counsel for Tennis Australia, a role he commenced in 2015.  He has previously held senior associate roles with Minter Ellison lawyers and MacPherson and Kelley Lawyers.  He also spent 3 years consulting to organisations within the sports industry at a boutique sports consultancy, focusing on projects involving marketing, business strategy and event management.  Daniel’s areas of expertise for the Maccabi board will be governance, member protection matters and new technologies.  He also intends to help develop the next generation of leaders within the Maccabi Victoria member clubs.

 

Maccabi 'Family' Profile


 

Yaron Flicker 

Maccabi Tennis club junior competition co-ordinator and Maccabi Hockey Club member

Describe yourself in 5 words: Honest, conscientious ,pedantic, friendly and fun

Favourite movie: Blues Brothers

Favourite TV show: Yes Minister

Favourite band/singer: The Angels

Favourite food: Veal Schnitzel

If you could be anyone for a day, who would it be? Neil Armstrong

Sporting idol: John Greening

Favourite sporting team/s: Collingwood FC

Maccabi most memorable moment: Maccabiah Games Israel 1981

Which celebrity should play you in a movie about your life? Dustin Hoffman

In future editions we will continue to profile more of our players, coaches,committee members and volunteers who are all part of our Maccabi Family.  To nominate some one for "Maccabi Family Profile" please contact Macc-chat

 

Slam Dunk! DE BORTOLI BROTHERS TAKE ON ISRAEL


Has it happened before that 4 brothers all represent Australia in Basketball at the same Maccabiah games?

Maccabi Victoria Basketball Club & Carlo and Roz De Bortoli can proudly boast such an achievement.

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Great Opportunity to Get Involved With Junior Carnival - EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR JUNIOR CARNIVAL ROLES


Maccabi Junior Carnival is heading back to Melbourne in January 2018,

and we can’t wait for you to be involved.

You know you want to, so call us.

Roles include: Carnival Manager and Co-ordinators for the following:

Billeting
Sports
Social
Medical
Safety & Security
Transport
PR & Marketing
, and many, many more.

Whether you have kids who are likely to be there, or you are young leader looking to take on a new challenge, or simply a Maccabi supporter who wants to get involved, we would love to hear from you.

Junior Carnival brings together more Jewish youth than any other event, and we need your help to make Melbourne 2018 an event to remember.

Enquires:  

Ellana Aarons, Executive Director Maccabi Australia 9563 5865 ellana@maccabi.com.au  

Jacquie Lerner, Executive Officer Maccabi Victoria 9563 5885, jlerner@macvic.com.au

#JuniorCarni

 

PERTH JUNIOR CARNIVAL REGISTRATIONS CLOSING SOON AND REMINDER FOR UNIFORM TRY-ON AND COLLECTION


Junior Carnival Uniforms are available to try on and collect from the Maccabi Victoria Office - Level1 / 176 Bambra Road, Caulfield South

Please call the office 9563 5885 for any queries

Please note that this is the same uniform as Team VIC participants wore at Junior Carnival in Sydney 2016 and Melbourne 2015. All participant travelling on team flights will need a Team VIC travel tee which is included in all flight packages. 

YOU ONLY NEED TO PURCHASE A NEW UNIFORM IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE CURRENT UNIFORM OR IT NO LONGER FITS (please check NOW).  

 

Keeping Sport Safe, Fair and Inclusive


Click the arrow for this week's article  'Junior Team Selection'

The selection of junior teams involves balancing individual participation with skill development and the shift towards greater competition as children mature.

Article posted with permission of 'Play By The Rules'

 

Click here for the Maccabi Member Protection Policy 

 

Maccabi Event Dates to Diarise


The Victorian Jewish Cycling Championships 

Sunday November 20th 2016

Member and Non members Welcome - Email for more information 

2016 Maccabi MS Swimathon- Melbourne Event

Sunday 27th November - Click here for flyer

Friends Of Maccabi Luncheon

Monday 28 November - Special Guest Speaker Mark Williams

Click here for more information

The 16th MAI Lawn Bowls Carnival - CHANGE OF DATE

26th December 2016 to 30th Dec 2016

Will be held at the Armadale @ South Caulfield greens - Click here for more details

Perth Junior Carnival

January 15-22 2017   Click here to register  

 

AROUND THE CLUBS


 

Workshop at Maccabi Toastmasters


Evaluation is an art in itself, and on November 23rd, Harry Szmerling, one of Australia’s top evaluators, and a founding member of Maccabi Toastmasters, will be giving a workshop on evaluation as part of our meeting. 

All welcome.

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AGM and Summer Season Registrations Open for Tennis Club Juniors


A new season will start soon and we welcome all boys and girls who would like to play tennis with Maccabi Tennis club. We are based in Bignell Rd, East Bentleigh.

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Maccabi Tennis Club Club will be upholding our AGM on Tuesday November 15 at 7:30pm

Click here for the AGM notice 

 

2016 MACCABI NATIONAL MS SWIMATHON AND 2016-17 OPEN WATER SERIES


The 12 hour MS Maccabi National Swimathon is a fun team event raising money for people living with Multiple Sclerosis and for Maccabi events including the Maccabiah Games in Israel.
Take up the challenge, join in and be part of a unique event – the only Swimathon Team Relay to be run nationally!

 
Click here for the MS Maccabi 2016 National Swimathon flyer
 
Click here for the Maccabi Swimming Open Water Series 2016-2017
 

Snooker Club News


 

 Please click the arrow for the latest Snooker Club News

 

Junior Netball Registrations for 2017 are now OPEN!!!


 

Please Click the arrow to register

 

Maccabi Australia Lawn Bowls Carnival - 26th to 30th December 2016


The 16th MAI Lawn Bowls Carnival will now be held at the Armadale @ South Caulfield greens from 26th to 30th December, 2016.

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Kleid Gordon Golf Event and First Ever Ladies Matchplay


The 2016 Annual Kleid Gordon Shield Event

1 day tournament to be played at Cranbourne Golf Club on the 8th November 2016. Members Only

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Maccabi Victoria Golf has its first ever Ladies Matchplay!

The Matchplay will be played using Stableford Points using your normal Handicap as in the Swart Cup.  Rules can be found on the website.
Please click here to see the Draw, or can also be found on the website.

 

Cycling Club Rides and Events


Victorian Jewish Open Cycling Championships - Sunday November 20th, 2016

Members and Non members welcome

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Long Season Looms for Maccabi AJAX Cricket Club


It was another tough weekend of cricket for all our XI's.

Click the arrow to catch up on all the action .

 

Letís Get Together and Help Young Ori get to Sydney!


Junior Maccabi club athlete Ori Drabkin has been selected as an 11 year old Multiclass (para) athlete (100m, 200m and long jump events) to represent Victoria in the National School Sport Australia track and field champs to be held in Sydney at the end of November.

To help raise funds for the trip School Sports Victoria are conducting a raffle and we encourage you to please purchase your $2 raffle tickets 

Click the arrow for more information and the latest Athletics Club News

 

All Abilities Walking into 2017


We're very proud of the Maccabi All Abilities/Jewish Care walking group who have had their photo selected to be included in a very special publication.

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MACCABI AUSTRALIA NEWS


 

Maccabiah 2017 Team Update


The 2017 Maccabi Australia to Maccabiah Games 2017 is starting to take shape with over 300 athletes now officially named to the team!

Several Teams and Athletes were selected during October including our Open Football Teams, Open Men's Basketball Team and the first members of the Half Marathon Team.

Click here to see team lists 

 

Open and Junior Maccabiah Netball Movie Night fundraiser


 
Click here for the full flyer
 

Around the Community


 

THE SHABBAT PROJECT 6-12 NOVEMBER 2016


Once again we look forward to many successful events, including:

Sunday 6 November: An all-day Challah Bake for children at Chadstone Shopping Centre
Wednesday 9 November: A schools Challah Bake at St Kilda Town Hall
Thursday 10 November: Adults Challah Bake
Friday 11 November and Shabbat 12 November: Various Shule and Community activities
Motzei Shabbat 12 November: Havdalah Concert at Caulfield Shule.

For more information visit  theshabbatproject.com/melbourne

 

MITZVAH DAY - SUNDAY 27 NOVEMBER 2016


Please click here for more information

 

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