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Maccabi News
Thank you
Maccabi Victoria and the Maccabi Victoria Sports Foundation would like to thank all our supporters for making our Maccabi Proud campaign a huge success! Thanks to your generosity and Maccabi PROUD spirit, we exceeded our target and raised $453,578.
Special thanks to our all our Maccabi Proud Matchers, Major Donors, Event Day Sponsors, Volunteers, Maccabi Ambassadors, and Clubs.
Maccabi Victoria AGM 2019
Over 50 people, including Maccabi Victoria club representatives, Life Members, Hall of Fame Legends & Members, MAI & MV Board and Foundation members, attended the 2019 Maccabi Victoria AGM held on Wednesday 14 August at the Maccabi Victoria Office.
Election of Officers: Joel Queit (Treasurer), Janine Baum (Board Member), Caryn Cave (Board Member), Sheiny New (Board Member) and Sharon Roseman (Board member) were elected onto the board unopposed.
Glen Kanevsky (Treasurer), Anita Bartfeld (Board Member), Kate Perlstein (Board Member), Rochelle Rothfield (Board Member), Mark Waters (Board Member), stepped down from the Board. Brian thanked outgoing Board Members, Glen Kanevsky, Kater Perlstein, Mark Waters, Anita Bartfeld and Rochelle Rothfield for their outstanding contributions to the board.
Brian Swersky (President), Dean Mohr (Vice President), Sam Strunin (Secretary) remain on the Board for the second of their two year terms.   
Michael Sharp was re-appointed as Honorary Solicitor and Hilton Miller as Auditor.
Dale Smorgon, (new Chair of the Maccabi Victoria Sports Foundation) presented the MVSF Report for 2019.
Dale presented inaugural MVSF Chair, Ian Davis, with a beautiful plaque in recognition of his role as Chairman of the Maccabi Victoria Sports Foundation for 16 years. Ian’s dedication and passion for connecting our Jewish community through sport is greatly valued.
Jeff Sher (President, MAI) delivered his 2019 MAI report and presented a plaque to Sam Gamsu, to acknowledge his outstanding work and tireless commitment as General Manager of the Australian delegation to the 14th Pan American Games in July 2019,
A few items of General Business were covered, and the 2019 AGM was over for another year.
Please   click here  to read MacVic President, Brian Swersky’s speech.
Don't Miss Your Chance to Win Free Registration
to Perth Junior Carnival
Register before September 1
Maccabi Holiday Sports Camp September - October 2019
Maccabi will run the fun Holiday Sport Camps in the upcoming school holidays. The potential dates (to be confirmed) are Thursday September 26 th, Friday September 27 th and Thursday October 3 rd. Due to the big demand, the sports offered will be Basketball and Futsal. The sport camps are for 6-12 year old girls and boys. Click here to register your interest for the Maccabi Holiday Sport Camps. 
Futsal Activities Supported by the Henry Jolson Pathways Program
Futsal (Indoor Soccer) is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, and is definitely growing in the Victorian Jewish Schools.
More than 60 year 5-9 Yeshivah College students participated in the first week of Futsal sessions, offered by Maccabi through the Henry Jolson Pathways Program. The activity will continue during Term 3. The students and coach Martin Jona are enjoying the Futsal sessions very much!!.
The first Maccabi Inter-School Futsal tournament took place last Friday at Bialik College, with 6 teams participating. The event was supported by the Maccabi Henry Jolson Pathways Program. Thanks to the players, coaches, referees and everyone involved!!.
Friends of Maccabi Luncheon
Monday 28 October 2019 12pm - 2pm
Blake Street Hebrew Congregation
868 Glenhuntly Road, Caulfield South (Enter via Roselea Street)

We are delighted to announce the Special Guest Speaker
Madeleine Buchner OAM
Madeleine grew up as a Young Carer for her brother and mother with a myriad of health conditions. Now she’s proving to herself and to the world that a little girl, whose family sometimes struggled to put dinner on the table, can in fact make a huge difference. From supporting one child to thousands across Australia as Founder and CEO of Little Dreamers to singing karaoke with Hanson in Philadelphia, being the youngest recipient of an Order of Australia Medal for 2019, and dining with royalty.
Come and hear Madeleine’s inspirational story about breaking down barriers and dedicating her life to at risk young people
Prepaid bookings through the office essential.
$45 per head
At the door: $50
Corporate tables available for $550 + GST with Company name displayed
(Credit card or cheque made out to 'Maccabi Victoria')
RSVP - no later than Wednesday 16 October 2019
Tel: 9563 5885 or  
Thank you to our Event Sponsor
Thank you to our Maccabi Victoria Supporters
Thank you, Good bye and Good luck
Wishing Nicole all the very best as she writes this last Macc-chat newsletter for Maccabi.
Nicole is finishing up today to pursue new ventures.
Its been great having her as part of the Maccabi Office family!

We're Hiring
Maccabi is seeking a part time Administration Assistant for 20 hours per week for its Head Office.
The position will involve considerable interaction and liaison with member clubs, players, parents, community organisations and working collaboratively with the ED and other staff and volunteers maintaining the operations of a busy office environment.
It is essential for the successful applicant to be highly computer literate, experience in database management, copy writing and social media, proven organisational ability and good communication skills.
You will have attention to detail, initiative, a ‘can do’ approach and the ability to liaise with and handle people in a friendly and professional manner.
For a Position Description or any queries, please call Jacquie Lerner on 9563-5885 or go to
Please e-mail cover letter together with Resume to by Friday 6 September 2019  
Melbourne Jewish triathlete Charlie Rose looking forward to Lausanne
Melbourne 22-year-old Charlie Rose only began competing in triathlons three years ago, but hard work, discipline in training and several podium finishes at major Australian events have earned him a debut spot at the world championships in the men’s 20-24 age division.
Jackettes brave in grand final defeat
AFTER an awe-inspiring run of form that surprised many other teams throughout the 2019 VAFA women’s division 4 season, the AJAX Jackettes succumbed to minor premiers Glen Eira/Old Mckinnon in the grand final played in gale force conditions at Mentone Oval last Sunday morning.
Upcoming events at a glance
Maccabi Tennis Club and Victorian Jewish Tennis Championships
31 August 31/ 1 September 1
and September 7/8 

25 August 12pm - 7pm
2019 Victoria Jewish Eightball Open Championships
5 and 12 September

AJAX Junior Football Club End of Season Presentation Evening
15 September

Friends Of Maccabi Luncheon
28 October
Special guest Speaker
Madeleine Buchner OAM

Victoria Maccabi Snooker & Eightball Club 29th Annual Presentation Night 2019
5th December 2019 

2020 Perth Junior Carnival
21 - 27 January
Around the Clubs
Action from around the Clubs

AJAX Seniors Round 14
AJAX Juniors Round 15
Tennis Winter finals

Maccabi Athletics News
Maccabi Athletics club athlete Shanie Landen recently represented Israel placing 3 rd  (out of 12 athletes) in the European Athletics Team Championships 800m clocking 2.06.6 sec. What a highlight for Shanie and the club!
Maccabi Cycling News
Zac is doing well at 10 years old, racing in the NJRS Under 13 Road series and we wish him good luck and success.
Maccabi Junior Futsal is Open for Registrations
Maccabi Junior Futsal (Indoor Soccer) is ready to kick off after the 2019 Football season finishes.
For the first time Maccabi Futsal can offer you a night of Futsal training and a game night, thereby increasing your ball skills throughout the summer off season.
Training will take place on Sunday nights in one hour sessions at the Orrong Romanis centre and game nights will be on Thursday at GESAC.
for - U11, U13, U15 and U17
- Girls Competition
(aged 10 -13, NO exp necessary)
- Junior Blaster for Boys and Girls
- Master Blaster for Boys and Girls
Registrations will close at 5pm on 31 August 2019 (for U11 to U17) and 30 September 2019 (for Junior and Master Blaster). Click here for more information and to register
All Girls Cricket
For girls aged 10-16
Preseason begins Sunday 25 August
For information contact
The players of the senior womens team want to meet you!
Join them for a female only football masterclass Sunday 15 Sept
9.30 – 11am at Caulfield Park.
The masterclass is open for females of all ages.
Join the Fun
Mini Roos Gala Day 2019
Sunday 8 September 10am -2pm