International Jewish athletes ‘return’ to Jerusalem for 20th Maccabiah Games

During the 20th Maccabiah Games next month, about 7,000 Jewish athletes from 80 countries will descend upon the Holy Land to join 2,500 Israeli athletes in the Olympic-style competition…writes Adam Abrams/JNS.0rg. Read more

Farewell to the NSW Maccabiah contingent…and 1997 remembered

May 23, 2017 by  

The countdown to the 2017 Maccabiah Games has really ramped up, with the first of three official farewells held for the 570-strong delegation held in Sydney on Sunday to farewell the New South Wales contingent. Read more

Bialik’s athletes meet the torch

May 4, 2017 by  

The custodian of the Maccabiah Games Torch, Alida Lipton has presented the torch to some of Melbourne’s Bialik College athletes who will be travelling to Israel for the 20th Maccabiah Games. Read more

Maccabiah swimmers bond in the pool

April 26, 2017 by  

Fifty swimmers from around Australia came together for a long weekend of training, motivation and bonding in Noosa, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.  Read more

Plans to farewell the Maccabiah delegation

April 21, 2017 by  

Australia’s largest ever Maccabiah delegation will get the send-off they deserve before heading to Israel, with functions planned in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth in May and June. Read more

589 heading for the Maccabiah

April 6, 2017 by  

Australia’s 2017 Maccabiah Games management gathered in Wollongong in New South Wales for a leadership summit headlined by a keynote address from AOC Chef De Mission to the 2016 Rio Olympics, Kitty Chiller. Read more

Eighty countries – one heart

March 22, 2017 by  

Maccabi World Union has unveiled their slogan for the 20th edition of the Maccabiah Games to be held later this year. Read more

Maccabi announces 2018 Junior Carnival Manager

February 28, 2017 by  

Julia Hofbauer has been appointed the Maccabi Junior Carnival Manager set to take place in Melbourne from the 14th to the 21st of January, 2018. Read more

Drutman markets the pros of the next generation

February 15, 2017 by  

At the age of just 24, new Maccabi NSW board member for marketing, Daniella Drutman is helping to drive the cause of young people looking to take up elevated positions in the organisation. Read more

MacPlan 2017: the Maccabi NSW year ahead

February 15, 2017 by  

Maccabi NSW Board members, professional staff and club representatives have met in Sydney to plan what is primed to be a busy productive year at the organisation. Read more

Maccabi Mentorship Program gives young people a chance to give back

February 3, 2017 by  

NSW Maccabi’s new mentorship program aims to provide members an opportunity to be involved with the inner workings of its clubs whilst learning from the experiences of others. Read more

Puterflam’s rise provides a example for all Maccabi youth

February 2, 2017 by  

At age 23, Michael Puterflam has become Maccabi NSW’s youngest ever board member. His swift ascension through the organisation’s ranks is a tale which heeds a number of important lessons for the next generation of Maccabi youngsters. Read more

New Zealand sailor Jo Aleh inducted into Jewish Sport Hall of Fame

January 2, 2017 by  

New Zealand Olympic sailing champion Joanna (Jo) Aleh has been inducted in the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Read more

New faces at Maccabi Australia

December 2, 2016 by  

Maccabi Australia has marked several changes to the Maccabi Australia board, the most significant of which was the addition of three new board members in Julian Dunne, Daniel Parasol and Dean Rzechta. Read more

Klinger named Jewish Sportsman of the Year in WA

October 31, 2016 by  

Over 225 guests attended WA Maccabi Hall of Fame dinner in Perth at which cricketer Michael Klinger was announced the outstanding Jewish Sportsman of 2015. Read more

Australian gymnastic second in world event

September 8, 2016 by  

Deborah Greenbaum has taken second in the ANAC Aerobic Gymnastics World Cup event in Las Vegas.  Read more

800 nominations received for next year’s Maccabiah Game

August 26, 2016 by  

Momentum is building towards Australia’s 2017 Maccabiah Games campaign, with over 800 nominations received by Maccabi Australia from athletes and officials hoping to be on the plane to Israel next year. Read more

New Zealand sailors battle back a hard-earned silver at Rio

August 22, 2016 by  

New Zealand yachting produced a stand out performance on the final day of the Rio Olympics regatta, taking three medals, including gold. Read more

Maccabiah team interest tops 500

June 22, 2016 by  

Over 500 Jewish athletes and officials from across Australia have officially registered their interest to wear green and gold at the 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel in 2017. Read more

Two-time champions

June 16, 2016 by  

Moriah College’s First Xl Football team has made history by winning the NSWCIS Football Cup for the 2nd year in a row. Read more

Play soccer for Australia in Israel

With football fever bursting in Australia, Maccabi is also in the act with Maccabiah Games trials about to commence for our up and coming talent with hopes of representing their country at the Maccabiah in Israel in 2017. Read more

Maccabi on the lookout for Maccabiah rugby players

May 27, 2016 by  

Australia’s road to rugby success at next year’s Maccabiah Games ups the ante in June when trials commence for one of the most fiercely contested sports in Israel. Read more

Maccabi announces national Australian awards

May 19, 2016 by  

Maccabi Australia has announced the winners of the 2015 Maccabi National Sports Awards. Read more

Maccabi tennis junior to play for Australia

May 14, 2016 by  

NSW Maccabi tennis player Lara Kaplan will represent Australia at the under 14s Nick Bolliteri  IMG Discovery International Open to be held in Bradenton, Florida at the end of the month. Read more

NSW Maccabi Awards

May 4, 2016 by  

Maccabi NSW has held its annual Jewish Sports Awards for achievements in 2015. Read more

Australia’s Maccabiah delegation could top Rio numbers

April 25, 2016 by  

The Australian delegation to the 2017 Maccabiah in Israel could top 500 according to organisers. Read more

What real fans are made of

April 8, 2016 by  

Alon Pajor, the sole Maccabi swimmer at the recent Australian Age Swimming Championships in Adelaide, thought that his father Richard and his coach Anthony Goodridge in the stands were the only fans cheering him on were. ..but he was wrong. Read more

Farewell tribute for Cruyff

April 6, 2016 by  

Israeli score club Maccabi Tel Aviv FC has paid tribute to the late Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff. Read more

Maccabi announces coaching staff

March 24, 2016 by  

Maccabi Australia’s bid to provide the best Maccabiah experience yet has extended to the unveiling of a high calibre coaching team to guide the country’s athletes to the 2017 Games in Israel. Read more

Jew Crew girls take out the cup

March 22, 2016 by  

The Jew Crew did us proud competing in the AFL Unity Cup in Melbourne with the boys winning 4 out of their 5 matches and the girls winning all four matches making them the Unity Cup Premiers  for 2016.  Read more

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