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Welcome to the first edition of Macc-Chat for 2017, packed with news and photos from Maccabi Victoria, our Members and Clubs. 

Scroll down so you don't miss these great articles and pics.

Michael Klinger Gets Long Awaited International Call-Up, Mazal Tov Alan Synman OAM, Community Recognition for All Abilities, Lawn Bowls National Carnival Pics and Results, An Amazing Time at Perth Junior Carni, Hold the Date for Melbourne Carni 2018, Mt Macedon Bike Ride and Cricket Club Past Players Family Day this Sunday, New season registrations for Jnr Soccer, Jnr Footy, Snooker and Hockey as well as the latest Tennis, Cricket and Athletics Action.  

 

Coach's Corner


"Well hasn’t there been some brilliant sporting events over the Summer with the cricket, tennis, and basketball all providing great entertainment and learning whether live or on TV.

With each of these events, it is important to reflect on what we can take into our own sporting endeavours".

Click the arrow for more from Mark Williams

 

Submit Nominations Now to Acknowledge the 2016 Achievements of your Maccabi Club Champions and Victorian Jewish Athletes and Administrators and put Them in the Running for the 2016 Maccabi Sports Awards


 

Some of our 2015 season Sport and Administrator Award Winners

 

Living The Dream - Klinger Gets Long Awaited International Call-Up


A huge mazeltov to Michael Klinger will make a belated international debut at the ripe old age of 36 after being named in Australia’s T20 squad to face Sri Lanka later this month.

Click the arrow to read more

 

Mazal tov Alan Synman OAM


 

Maccabi Victoria proudly congratulates Alan Synman OAM on being awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in this year’s Australia Day honours. 

The award acknowledged his outstanding service to the Community and architecture. We are most appreciative of his long and tireless involvement in all things Maccabi, in particular the AJAX Football Club, the Maccabi Victoria Sports Foundation, and more recently his passionate commitment to the Maccabi All Abilities Program. 

 

Community Recognition for Maccabi All Abilities


Maccabi All Abilities were delighted to be recognised at the recent Glen Eira Australia Day breakfast.

Click the arrow to read more.

 

Junior Carnival News


 

An Amazing Time at Perth Junior Carnival


The 35th Maccabi Australia Junior Carnival held in Perth from 15-22 January 2017 saw 177 participants from Vic, NSW, Qld and WA come together for an amazing time, renewing friendships or making new friends and having a fun playing lots of sports and enjoying the various social activities in the evenings.

 

Melbourne Junior Carnival 2018 - Hold the Date!


 

You've got to be in Melbourne for Summer 2018 Junior Carnival

Sunday 14 January - Sunday 21 January

Put the dates in your diary  

Click here to join the mailing list 

 

Maccabi 'Family' Profile


 

Adam Needleman
Pennant Secretary, Maccabi Tennis Club

Describe yourself in 5 words: Empathetic , sincere , respectful , gsoh ,  and  fit

Favourite movie: Gladiator

Favourite TV show: Game of Thrones

Favourite band/singer: Creedence Clearwater Revival

Favourite food: anything with olives

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

Sporting idol: Rodger Federer

Favourite sporting team/s: Any Maccabi team my four sons participate in

Maccabi most memorable moment: winning the pennant in tennis in 2011 after 4 gruelling finals matches

Which celebrity should play you in a movie about your life? David Allen

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 yourself or some one for "Maccabi Family Profile"  please email us @ Macc-chat

 
 

Maccabi Event Dates to Diarise


2017 AJAX Cricket Club's Past Players Association Family Day

Sunday 5 February 2017

Join the club in a day full of festivities on our annual Family Day, as well as celebrating Premiership Anniversary!  David Mandie Pavilion, Albert Park

Click here for more details

Mt Macedon Bike Ride

Sunday 5 February 2017

All are welcome to join an organised ride with Maccabi Cycling Club THIS Sunday. It will be a fun morning for all and very reasonably priced for members as well as non-members. Click here for more information

Lawn Bowls Victorian Jewish Championships

5-26 February 2017

The first knock out rounds are on 5th Feb 5-30 pm start and 6th Feb with a 6-30pm start. Next knockout round is 12th Feb 5-30pm. The finals will be on Sunday 26th Feb, so come along and see our bowlers in action and wish our team going to Israel good luck. 

Caulfield Park Sports Club. For more info call Helen 9505 3015    0412 582 478.

Lawn Bowls Inter Shule Day

Sunday 19th February 2017

Caulfield Park Sports Club, 9-30 for a 10am start. there are still places available so it is not to late to join us.

2017 Victorian Jewish Golf Championships

24-26 February 2017

The premier event on the Maccabi Victoria Golf calendar is now open for bookingsto all Jewish golfers with official GA handicap.  EVENT IS SOLD OUT

2018 Melbourne Junior Carnival

14-21 January 2018

HOLD THE DATE - Click here to join the mailing list

 

AROUND THE CLUBS


 

Tennis Club Summer Pennant Round 10


Round 10 of the Bayside summer competition was the final match for 2016 - the season will resume on February 4 2017.

Click the arrow for all the highlights form this competitive round for Maccabi with 4 club wins.

 

Registrations for North Caulfield Maccabi Junior FC Season 2017 Close THIS Sunday 5 Feb


Click the arrow to register now - Don't miss out!

Team trial dates are now out - click here for all the details

To keep up to date with all the club news visit the NCMJFC website

 

Registration Information for Snooker Club 2017 Season


2017 Season Registrations will be on Thursday 2 March and Thursday 9 March 2017. The season begins on Thursday 16th March at our new venue - Eddies Pool Room 168 Chesterville Road, Moorabbin

Click the arrow for more information

 

Lawn Bowls Upcoming Events


Inter Shule Day

Sunday 19th February is The Annual Inter Shule Day Competition.

This will be held at Caulfield Park Sports Club, 9-30 for a 10am start. there are still places available so it is not to late to join us.

Jewish Championships

These will all be played at Caulfield Park Sports Club.

The first knock out rounds are on 5th Feb 5-30 pm start and 6th Feb with a 6-30pm start.

Next knockout round is 12th Feb 5-30pm.

the finals will be on Sunday 26th Feb, so come along and see our bowlers in action and wish our team going to Israel good luck.

For any more info call Helen 9505 3015    0412 582 478.

 

WANT TO PLAY HOCKEY IN 2017?


We have two information days (please come to both) on the 19th and the 26th February 2017, 10am @ Hawthorn Hockey Club, with regular training starting on the 12th March
Click the image below for the full flyer

 

2017 AJAX Junior Footy 2017 Registrations Open 3 Feb


Registrations for the 2017 season will open on February 3rd 2017 via a registration link on this website.

Click the arrow for more information

 

Mount Macedon Bike Ride THIS Sunday 5 February


Join the Cycling Club on the Mount Macedon Ride THIS Sunday 5 February -

All Welcome

Click the arrow to register and for more Cycling Club news

 

Senior Cricket Weekend Wrap and Past Players Association Family Day This Sunday!!!


'Firsts on the verge of drought-breaking win' - read more in the latest weekend wrap

Join the club in a day full of festivities on our annual Family Day, as well as celebrating Premiership Anniversary this Sunday 5 February!

Click the arrow for all the details '

 

Athletics Action


The Country Championships were held last week at Casey – some of our own had a run including Liam and Jemima. 

Click the arrow for more Athletics Club News

 

Keeping Sport Safe, Fair and Inclusive


This week's article is 'Bullying'

'Every person in sport, in every role, has the right to participate in an environment that is fun, safe and healthy, and to be treated with respect, dignity and fairness'.

Article posted with permission of 'Play By The Rules'

Click here for the Maccabi Member Protection Policy

 

MACCABI AUSTRALIA NEWS


 

16th MAI Lawn Bowls Carnival


At the end of 2016 nearly 50 Jewish lawn bowlers from across Australia competed in the 16th MAI Lawn Bowls Carnival, hosted by Armadale Bowls Club.

Participants from Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia and South Australia competed in the five-day carnival, with places in the Maccabiah Games up for grabs.

Click the arrow for for the winners, photos and more

 

WE ARE SEEKING JUNIOR PHYSIOTHERAPISTS (TWO) TO JOIN OUR PHYSIOTHERAPY TEAM FOR THE 2017 MACCABIAH GAMES


Exciting opportunity to be part of the Australian Maccabiah Team

Partially funded role

Excellent opportunity to build experience

Please visit our website for a detailed position description and information regarding the nomination process.

Applications close Tuesday 28 February 2017.

Contact Josh Kestenberg (Head Physiotherapist) josh@flexed.com.au for more information.

 
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