It takes a team to support a team

September 10, 2019 by J-Wire Newsdesk
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Australia’s proud history of participation at Maccabiah is set to continue at the 21stMaccabiah Games in 2021.

Nominations open on 9thSeptember for various volunteer roles in the Senior Leadership Team and for Team Managers and Coaches, including:


  • Regional Managers
  • Assistant Regional Manager (Juniors)
  • Safety and Security Manager
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Head Physiotherapist
  • Team Psychologist
  • Media Manager
  • Team Managers
  • Coaches


Nominations open on 9 September.

Please nominate at


Maccabi Australia have an Executive Committee for Maccabiah comprising:

  • Jeff Sher – President, Maccabi Australia
  • Barry Smorgon OAM – Head of Delegation
  • Simone Cohen – General Manager, Maccabiah
  • Ryan O’Connor – Executive Director, Maccabi Australia
  • Mikki Silverman – former Chair of International Sport, Maccabi Australia Board
  • Sydney Kahn – Head of Finance
  • Samuel Gamsu – General Manager, Pan American Games


“The Maccabiah Executive Committee has been operating for six months and post Pan American Maccabi Games are now progressing well in the planning of Maccabiah 2021. Maccabiah is an enormous community project, which saw in excess of 1000 Australians attend the Games in 2017.”


“Having attended the launch of Maccabiah 2021 at Maccabi World Union Congress earlier this year, I can see that the Organising Committee have begun their preparations with passion and excitement. Under the guidance of Ro’i Hessing – CEO, there is a great energy amongst the team at Maccabiah HQ that will no doubt set the scene for a wonderful event.” Barry Smorgon – Head of Delegation


For more information please contact:

Simone Cohen – General Manager, Maccabiah

Phone: (03) 9563 5865

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