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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 great articles and pics.

Maccabi Interclub Lawn Bowls Challenge, Hold the Date for Friends Of Maccabi Luncheon, Cricket Firsts On track for Two on the Trot, Invitation to Meet Inspirational Speakers from Israel, Lawn Bowls Shule Day this weekend, Annual Maccabi Ladies Golf Day, Support the Maccabiah Hockey Team Wine Drive, Registrations for Junior Footy, Hockey and Snooker, Action from Athletics, Tennis and more


Inaugural Maccabi Interclub Lawn Bowls Challenge

To register your team/s of 4 or more, and for more information:

please contact Jacquie at the Maccabi Victoria Office 9563 5885


Hold the Date for Friends Of Maccabi Luncheon 26 April


Maccabi 'Family' Profile


Paul Fink
Maccabi AJAX Cricket Club Life Member and Maccabi Victoria Volunteer 

Describe yourself in 5 words: sporty, dependable, family-orientated, social, stubborn

Favourite movie: The Big Lebowski

Favourite TV show: Seinfeld

Favourite band/singer: Pearl Jam

Favourite food: Teriyaki chicken

If you could be anyone for a day, who would it be? Kerry O'Keefe

Sporting idol: Larry Bird

Favourite sporting team/s: Melbourne footy club; Socceroos

Maccabi most memorable moment: Joining six guys from Maccabi AJAX Cricket Club in an exclusive net session with Indian test squad - including Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Ishant Sharma etc.

Which celebrity should play you in a movie about your life? Jason Statham or Bruce Willis

Paul Fink had a stroke in 2014 and subsequently created a blog to share his experiences

in the hope that it can help raise awareness and benefit other stroke victims.

CLICK HERE to follow Paul's journey on his blog

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


Junior Carnival News



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 Event Dates to Diarise

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.

Lawn Bowls Victorian Jewish Championships Finals

26 February 2017

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.

2017 Maccabi National Golf Championships

24-26 February 2017

Friends Of Maccabi Luncheon

Wednesday 26 April 2017  - HOLD THE DATE

2018 Melbourne Junior Carnival

14-21 January 2018

HOLD THE DATEClick here to join the mailing list




All Abilities Shmoozing and Grooving with 4-legged Friends

Members of Maccabi All Abilities, Jewish Care and Access Inc recently teamed up with their four-legged friends to shmooze and groove their way around Caulfield Park.

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Maccabi Athletics Club, Usain Bolt and Nitro Series

The Maccabi Athletics club had a table of 11 attend the Usain Bolt Gala dinner last Thursday, and the first of the Nitro series on Saturday night was an outstanding success.

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Cricket First XI On Track For Two On The Trot

Another great bowling display has put the First XI in reach of a second consecutive win, while the Saturday XI make their move for top spot.  Plus more in the Weekend Wrap!

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Cycling Club AGM and Upcoming Club Rides

The Maccabi Cycling Club AGM is scheduled for 29 March 2017 at 8pm

Click the arrow for more information and for details of the latest club rides


Registrations Are Now Open for AJAX Junior FC

 Registrations are now open for AJAX Junior FC with training commencing this week for under 13's and above, and the younger age groups commencing over the next two weeks.

Click here to visit the website for more information 


Annual Maccabi Ladies Golf Day 7 March

Dear Lady Golfers Please join us for the Annual Maccabi Ladies Golf Day on Tuesday 7 March, 2017.

The event is open to all Jewish female golfers.

You do not have to be a Maccabi member to play


Maccabi Hockey Club Information Day This Weekend


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


Lawn Bowls Shule Day this Weekend

Just a reminder for Shule Day on Sunday the 19th of Feb starting at 9-30 am, the venue is Caulfield Park Sports Club.

Jewish Lawn Bowls championships

The Jewish Lawn Bowls championships are well underway with many of the rounds finished already.

The finals will be on Sunday the 26th of Feb at Caulfield Park Sports club, come along and enjoy the day with us.


2017 Snooker and Eight ball Club Registration Coming Very Soon

Reminder to Snooker Players that there will be limited spots available in 2017.

At the same time, we love to welcome new faces and the Club will always do its best to make sure all 8ball players have partners & no one misses out.

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Great effort from the team with a solid six wins. 

Click the arrow for all the round 12 action




Support The Maccabiah Hockey Team Wine Drive

The Maccabiah 2017 Men's hockey team is training hard to win the gold medal in Israel (the first time we have had a team since 2005) but we need your help to get us there!

The team is selling Maccabiah labelled wines to raise funds, with a percentage of each sale going to support the team. 

Please click here for the Maccabiah 2017 Hockey Wine Order form

Around the Community


You are invited to an evening to meet our inspirational guest speakers from Israel


Jewish Life Saving Heroes Needed


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