Maccabi Victoria's News in Brief
Maccabi Greetings!
Maccabi News
Mark Williams acknowledges the incredible spirit of the Jewish Community.
Maccabi Victoria and the AJAX Football Club say thank you for the legacy he leaves behind.
Maccabi Victoria and the AJAX Football Club, together with Mark Williams, wish to announce that our two year contract with Mark concludes this October, 2018.  
Upcoming Events at a Glance
Maccabi Athletics Club Open Day
Sunday 12th August from 4pm

Maccabi Bowls Carnival 2018
19-24 August   
Mermaid Beach Bowling Club, Gold Coast

Maccabi Snowsports Championships
Sunday 5 & Monday 6 August 2018
Friends Of Maccabi Luncheon
Monday 29 October
Maccabi Cycling Tassie Ride
  Thurs 8 to Sunday 11 November.

2019 Sydney Junior Carnival
15-22 Jan 2019

2019 Pan American Games - Mexico
5-15 July 2019
Sydney Junior Carnival  15-22 Jan 2019
Did you miss the 2nd Carni Information Night
Click the link below for the
Junior Carnival ’Team VIC’
Any queries call the MacVic office ph:9563 5885 or email
Become a youth leader of the
Victorian Junior Carnival Team

We are so excited to be recruiting for the 2019 Maccabi Carnival, which will be in Sydney from 15-22 January, 2019.
Maccabi Australia has a strong leadership development program that develops leadership skills, creates and fosters friendships, provides practical life experience, and engages with the Jewish community. These skills will be further developed whilst being a part of the Youth Leadership Team for the 2018/19.
If you are aged between 18-26, then Maccabi Australia would like to know more about you
10 August 2018

if you have any questions, please contact the Youth Leader Co-ordinator, Jodi Velik, by emailing
2018 Maccabi Victoria AGM
The Annual General Meeting of Maccabi Victoria Inc. will take place at 7:45pm on Wednesday 15 August 2018 at the Maccabi Victoria office – 1/115 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield North 3161.
Please contact Jacquie Lerner at the Maccabi Victoria office to obtain further details of the Agenda or nomination forms for Board vacancies.
Any formal Notices of Motion must be submitted 21 days prior to the AGM. 
Please note that the closing date for Board Nominations is 5pm on Wednesday 8 August, 2018.
Tel. (03) 9563 5885 or e-mail
Around the Clubs
Click below for the latest
results for our Clubs 
Summer Season Registrations Now Open
and will close 5 pm Friday 17 August
Visit the club web page or click here for more details
All welcome
If you have any queries or require assistance, please email
Looking forward to a great season. Go Maccabi! 
Club News & Events
Maccabi Athletics Club
Open Day
Sunday 12th August from 4pm
Duncan Mackinnon – new track
Coaches will be in attendance including coaches for hurdles, high jump, the horizontal jumps and throws – as well as for sprinters and middle distance.
We encourage all interested athletes to come and join the fun and meet other club members.
We want to hear from YOU
We are looking at putting together a team of people to offer their advice and input on our All Abilities programs.  We are looking for people with either personal or professional experience with disability, sport, and active recreation opportunities for people with a disability.
If you would like to be a part of our think tank, please complete
2018 Summer football is coming
Summer foo tb all, Mini Roos Gala Day and the next Smorgon House visit.
Its all happening!
Maccabi Cycling Club Tasmanian Ride
November 8 - 11
 Click the link for more details
Lawn Bowls Carnival
Marilyn and Keith Faiman have been appointed as managers for the VIC team. Marilyn will be taking inquiries regarding the upcoming Lawn Bowls carnival in Queensland for the VIC competitors. For those requiring VIC shirts please contact her
Entries are still open until Friday 3rd Aug. for those wishing to participate. Please contact urgently in WA.
Lawn Bowls Club Membership is now due for Maccabi Lawn Bowls Club.
For your FREE Membership please email your details to with Name/Club/email/mobile and heading FREE membership.
Coming Soon
  • Oct. 14th is OPENING Day with games against Armed Services.
  • Essential Services Day in Nov.(date to be confirmed)
  • Abilities/Jewish Care open day.(date to be confirmed)
  • Feb 2019 Jewish Short Course Championships
  • March 2019 Shule Day.
  • Womens intrasport bowls competition (Maccabi womens sports teams to play against each other in a 3 week round robin) 
Maccabi Australia News
5 days to go for 2019 Pan Am Athlete Nominations
Be a part of Mexico 2019
The 14th Pan American Maccabi Games will be held in Mexico City in July 2019. These Games offer athletes the opportunity to compete on the international stage in Junior, Open and Masters Divisions. With around 3000 athletes expected to attend from around the world, this is your chance to be part of Team AUS – either as competitor or supporter. Rivalry between countries is always intense, but the Pan Ams provides a slightly more relaxed environment, with Team AUS accommodated together for the entire games. 
Head of Delegation, Sam Gamsu is hoping at least 120 athletes and officials will don the Green & Gold across; Swimming, Basketball, Soccer, Beach Volleyball, Tennis, Triathlon, Futsal, Golf, and more.
Join Maccabi Life Today
Purchase your copy of 'People of the Boot'
‘People of the Boot - The Triumphs and Tragedy of Australian Jews in Sport’ is now available at the Maccabi Victoria office.
The new book tells the story of the contribution Australian Jews have made to sport on and off the field and includes interviews with Michael Klinger, Todd Greenberg, Jessica Fox, Sir Frank Lowy, David Smorgon, Larry Kestleman and many more. It is edited by Ashley Browne and Dashiel Lawrence and features contributions from leading writers and broadcasters. You can purchase your copy through the Maccabi office for $30.00 or online through
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We would love to hear from you and your teams with stories, and photos to include in upcoming editions.
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