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Israeli youngsters score another first

June 15, 2018 by  

The first ever Israeli school tag rugby championship organized by the Israel Rugby Union (IRU) was recently held at the Wingate Sports Institute…writes Michael Kuttner. [Read more]

Maccabi Australia (MAI) has announced the winners of the 2018 Nachum Buch Scholarships

June 13, 2018 by  

In its inaugural year, the Maccabi Australia Nachum Buch Scholarship recognises swimmers with the aim of assisting them on the path to achieving at the elite level. [Read more]

2018 Maccabi Australia Rudi Roth Sports Scholarship

June 13, 2018 by  

Cyclist Riley Hart has been declared the winner of the 2018 Maccabi Australia Rudi Roth Sports Scholarship. [Read more]

People of the Boot: the triumphs and tragedies of Australian Jews in Sport…a book review by Geoffrey Zygier

June 3, 2018 by  

‘People of the Boot’ is a neat pun as the title of a book about Australian Jews’ contribution to their country’s – and international – sporting life. [Read more]

Mini Mondial for Peace – 2018

May 14, 2018 by  

The Peres Centre for Peace and Innovation kicked off the 15th annual Mini Mondial for Peace – bringing together 800 Arab and Jewish, Israeli and Palestinian girls and boys from communities across Israel and the West Bank through soccer. This event promoted shared-living and acceptance of the “other.” [Read more]

Maccabi announces GM for the 2021 Maccabiah

May 14, 2018 by  

Following a recruitment process to search for a General Manager to lead the team Maccabi Australia has announced the appointment of Simone Cohen.  [Read more]

Israeli Olympic Swimmer visits New Zealand to swim in Cook Strait open sea event for Parkinson’s research

April 30, 2018 by  

Alon Mandel is an Israeli Olympic butterfly swimmer who represented Israel at the 2008 Summer Olympics and is the national record holder (2014) in 50 and 100 metre butterfly. [Read more]

Jemima snares first Gold for Jewish athletes in track and field

April 9, 2018 by  

Jemima Montag has won the coveted Gold Medal in the 20km women’s walk at the Commonwealth Games on Queensland’s Gold Coast. [Read more]

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