Maccabi announces GM for the 2021 Maccabiah

May 14, 2018 by  
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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

Eighty countries – one heart

March 22, 2017 by  
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Maccabi World Union has unveiled their slogan for the 20th edition of the Maccabiah Games to be held later this year. Read more

Roll on Maccabiah

May 27, 2015 by  
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Maccabi Australia has announced the upper management for the 20th Maccabiah Games to be held in Israel in 2017. Read more

Maccabiah General Team Manager announced

March 5, 2015 by  
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Maccabi Australia is delighted to announce that Nikki Burger has been appointed General Team Manager for the 2017 Maccabiah Games. Read more

Maccabiah 2017: Head of delegation announced

February 6, 2015 by  
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Maccabi Australia has announce the Head of Delegation for the 2017 Maccabiah Games. Read more

Five medals for Jeff – open Gold for Mikaela

July 30, 2013 by  
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When Melbourne’s Jeff Sher left Israel in 2009 with four Maccabiah gold medals around his neck, he was a pretty satisfied athlete…but this year he brings home five! Read more

Bid to become Maccabi Man

July 28, 2013 by  
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Not even a year since he took up competitive triathlon, Adriel Young leaves Israel with two gold medals and is within striking distance of claiming the inaugural Maccabi Man – the prize for the most elite Maccabean athlete in the world. Read more

Ella strikes gold

July 25, 2013 by  
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18-yr-old Ella Regan-Lacey has won Gold for Australia an the Junior 100 meters. Watch the run… Read more

Silver for Solomon

July 25, 2013 by  
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Steven Solomon and Donald Sanford have produced a level of sport tonight beyond the wildest dreams of the organisers with a thrilling 400m mens final on the first night of the track and field competition at this year’s 19th Maccabiah. Read more

Adam Kellerman and his Maccabi Gold medal

July 22, 2013 by  
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Watch the filmed interview of Paralympian at the Maccabiah in Israel shortly after he was presented with his gold medal…. Read more

Double gold for Kellerman…and greetings from the ECAJ

July 22, 2013 by  
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Wheelchair tennis ace Adam Kellerman brought joy to the Australian delegation in Israel today claiming Australia’s first two gold medals of the 19th Maccabiah Games. Read more

“We can’t stop someone from making a living”…Maccabi

July 18, 2013 by  
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Maccabi Australia has responded to an article on the Israeli newspaper Haaretz’s web site in which Australian communal leaders and family members of the four athletes who lost their lives in the 1997 bridge collapse described the continuing employment of a man found guilty for the part he played in the tragedy as being “disgraceful”, “astounding” and “inconceivable”. Read more

Lucas Neill Salutes Maccabi Australia

July 17, 2013 by  
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Socceroo captain Lucas Neill has sent personal good luck wishes to the Australian soccer squad competing at the Maccabiah. Read more

Maccabi contingent plants trees

July 16, 2013 by  
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The Australian delegation to the Maccabiah Games sets out to plant trees at KKL-JNF’s planting center in Nahshon Forest. Read more

Maccabiah remembers 1997

July 16, 2013 by  
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While members of Australia’s 19th Maccabiah contingent eagerly count down the seconds until this year’s Games Opening Ceremony, the entire Maccabi community continues to remember four members if the 1997 contingent who lost their lives when a bridge they were crossing to reach the Ramat Gan stadium collapsed. Read more

Gold Medallist Prepares to Defend Title

July 15, 2013 by  
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One of Australia’s brightest prospects for a gold medal at the 2013 Maccabiah Games is squash player, Irvin Gordon of Sydney, who is preparing to defend the medal he won at the last Maccabiah in 2009. Read more

Kellerman Courting a Medal

July 10, 2013 by  
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Adam Kellerman’s participation at the 2013 Maccabiah Games adds another chapter to one of Australia’s Jewish community’s most inspiring stories of resilience. Read more

10th Maccabiah for Vandersluis

July 7, 2013 by  
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Roy Vandersluis entered his first Maccabiah Games in 1977 – and has been back every four years to compete since. Read more

Maccabiah 2013: Steven Solomon

July 5, 2013 by  
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Olympian Steven Solomon will join the Australian team at the 19th Maccabiah being held in Israel later this month. He talked with Maccabi’s David Wiener. Read more

Family batters

July 1, 2013 by  
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The 2013 Maccabiah will see many families competing…but few will boast a father like Julian Wiener who has represented his country at full international level. Read more

1997 – remembering the victims

June 30, 2013 by  
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The 415 Australian team members at the 19th Maccabiah will once again honor the memories of the four team members who lost their lives as a result of the bridge collapse in 1997…and any Australians in Israel on the date are invited to attend. Read more

Maccabiah 1997 – Finish the March

June 30, 2013 by  
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The Australian team began their ill-fated march at the Opening Ceremony of the 1997 Maccabiah by crossing a bridge over the Yarkon River which collapsed causing the deaths of four Australian team members…now Maccabi Australia is inviting members of the 1997 contingent to complete the opening parade at this year’s Games. Read more

Solomon to compete at the Maccabiah

June 24, 2013 by  
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Australian Olympic 400m finallist Steven Solomon will compete for his country at next month’s 19th Maccabiah in Israel. Read more

But wait, there’s more

June 24, 2013 by  
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Steven Solomon is not the only Olympian in the Australian Maccabiah team. Meet Sean Bloch, a cyclist who represented South Africa at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992. Read more

Match made in Maccabiah heaven

June 13, 2013 by  
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Bec and Adam Joseph, Australian football players in Australia’s Women’s and Men’s open football sides, met at the 2005 Maccabiah Games – Adam popped the question at the 2009 Games – and in 2013, the happily married couple will return to Israel with Gerry, their 18-month-old baby boy. Read more

Maccabiah: Five sets of brothers in rugby squad

June 7, 2013 by  
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Glen Ella, coach of the Australian Maccabiah rugby squad is a member of one of Australian sports’ most famous brother acts…but not even the Wallabies rugby legend, who starred for the green and gold alongside brothers Gary and Mark in the 1980s, can believe what he’s seeing in his Maccabiah rugby squad headingl to Israel to defend their gold medal…FIVE sets of brothers! Read more

Maccabiah: Five soccer teams for Israel

June 7, 2013 by  
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Australia will send five teams to compete in the highly anticipated football tournament at the 19th Maccabiah games in Israel next month. Read more

Maccabiah 2013 gets community support

May 31, 2013 by  
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Maccabi’s Melbourne and Sydney communities have shown their support for Team Australia heading to the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel in July. Read more

Olympic chief lauds Maccabi

April 19, 2013 by  
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One of the key players in landing and organising the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games says the “whole Maccabi movement deserves recognition” for the work being done ahead of the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel in July. Read more