Chelsea FC and WJC to convene international summit in Paris to fight racism in sports

September 18, 2018 by  

The World Jewish Congress and its President Ronald S. Lauder, together with senior officials of the top English soccer team Chelsea Football Club have announced that they will convene an international summit in 2019 to battle discrimination, racism and antisemitism in sports. [Read more]

A mazeltov from Bibi

September 17, 2018 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called gymnast Linoy Ashram and congratulated her on winning the silver medal at the 36th Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. [Read more]

Israeli equestrian chooses Yom Kippur observance over world championships

August 29, 2018 by  

An Israeli equestrian has decided to withdraw from an International Equestrian Federation event that serves as a qualifier for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, due to its conflict with Yom Kippur on Sept. 19. [Read more]

Maccabi invites you to Mexico

July 5, 2018 by  

Nominations will open on Friday for athletes to join the Australian Team heading to Mexico City for the Pan American Maccabi Games in July, 2019. [Read more]

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]

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