Maccabi shines in Buenos Aries

January 19, 2024 by  
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The Australian Maccabi team has brought home 26 medals from the Pan-American Games in Buenos Aries, including six golds. Read more

Maccabiah: Magen David Adom well-prepared

July 5, 2022 by  
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The preparations and assessments for medical security for the events of the 21st Maccabiah, which will open on July 14 with the opening ceremony at the Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem, have just ended. Read more

David Emanuel: a fighter to the end

February 24, 2022 by  
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Well-loved David Emanuel was capped nine times as a Wallaby representing Australia in Rugby Union. On Monday, he passed away in Sydney at the age of 87 after a nine-month-long battle with cancer. Read more

Maccabi fun run raises funds for Save a Child’s Heart

February 15, 2022 by  
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Maccabi NSW had a great turnout from the Sydney community in support of the Maccabi Life 5km Fun Run on Sunday. Read more

Maccabi Australia endorses IHRA definition of antisemitism

November 16, 2021 by  
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The Maccabi Australia board has unanimously endorsed the adoption of the IHRA definition of antisemitism supported by the Executive Council of Australian Jewry. Read more

Happy 100th Maccabi World Union

August 30, 2021 by  
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President Isaac Herzog and First Lady Michal Herzog participated in the Maccabi World Union‘s centenary celebrations at Kfar HaMaccabiah in Ramat Gan. Read more

Aug-29 11pm: Facebook+website: Centenary for Maccabi World Union

Israel’s president Itzhak Herzog will attend the launch of the Maccabi World Union Centennial Events to be streamed on MWU’s website and Facebook page. Read more

Centenary for Maccabi World Union

Israel’s president Itzhak Herzog will attend the launch of the Maccabi World Union Centennial Events to be streamed on MWU’s website and Facebook page. Read more

Athletes Say NO to Antisemitism

July 23, 2021 by  
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To coincide with the Olympic Games, International March of the Living, Maccabi World Union and the Maccabiah are launching a global campaign to combat the exponential rise of antisemitism around the world.  Read more

Maccabi invites you to Mexico

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

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

Heading for Dallas

February 22, 2015 by  
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Eight young Maccabi NSW basketballers have been selected to compete at the JCC Maccabi Games in Dallas, Texas in August. Read more

MacPlan 2015 released

February 11, 2015 by  
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Presidents and representatives of Maccabi Clubs have met to discuss  exciting plans in store for Maccabi NSW in 2015. Read more

Lara receives inaugural scholarship

February 2, 2015 by  
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The winner of the inaugural Maccabi Australia Rudi Roth Sports Scholarship was announced at the closing ceremony of the 33rd Maccabi Australia Junior Carnival held in Melbourne last week,and Maccabi Australia is excited to announce NSW Junior tennis player Lara Kaplan as the recipient. Read more

Maccabi meets Montefiore

January 29, 2015 by  
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Participants in Maccabi’s Junior Carnival from across Australia converged at Jewish Care recently to participate in Maccabi-Jewish Care Community Day. Read more

Maccabi Australia announces new President

December 2, 2014 by  
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Barry Smorgon has been elected as the new President of Maccabi Australia. Read more

Triathletes in World Championships

September 23, 2014 by  
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The World Masters Triathlon championships were held recently in Canada and three Australian Maccabi Master Triathletes competed in the championships. Read more

Tzedek welcomes Maccabi statement

July 7, 2014 by  
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J-Wire has published Maccabi Australia’s updated policy on protecting children in their care from sexual abuse…Tzedek has welcomed the new strategy. Read more


February 7, 2014 by  
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Exciting plans for Maccabi youth and a strong focus on Judaism, sport, identity and leadership were the key talking points at the recent MacPlan information session. Read more

Maccabi: Victims speak through Tzedek

August 20, 2013 by  
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37-yr-old Shannon Francis was sentenced to 5 and a half years minimum imprisonment for sexual offenses against young girls including two charges of sex with a minor. Some of the girls involved were members of a Maccabi basketball team. Tzedek, the advocacy group headed by Manny Waks, has issued a statement on behalf of some of the girls… Read more

Maccabi Australia apologises for “insensitivity”

August 16, 2013 by  
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Maccabi Australia has acknowledged complaints made against the sports club by victims of a former basketball coach jailed this week for having had sexual relations with underage girls and for sexual assault. Read more

Maccabi basketball coach jailed

August 14, 2013 by  
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A former Maccabi basketball coach has been jailed for a minimum of four and a half years having pleaded guilty to having sex with two underage girls and sexually abusing two others. 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

One Day with the ZFA

June 13, 2013 by  
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J-Wire recently spent a day with the Zionist Federation of Australia in Israel…checking out Australian youth working as volunteers in its Israel By Choice program. 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

Birth of the Blues

March 31, 2013 by  
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Maccabi Rugby started in Newcastle in 1968…today it has over 400 members – all invited to a pre-Maccabiah reunion. Read more

The Party’s Over

One last evening of saying goodbyes and that was it…the end of a highly successful 2013 Maccabi Junior Carnival. Read more

Brazil – Here we come

December 13, 2011 by  
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The countdown is over for Maccabi Australia’s team heading to the Pan America Games in Sao Paolo. They depart for Brazil on Wednesday ready to do Australia’s Jewish community proud wearing the green and gold. Read more

Maccabi football coach Ian Gray dead at 46

February 17, 2010 by  
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Police are treating the death of popular Maccabi NSW Maccabi soccer coach Ian Gray as suspicious. Read more