Maccabi Victoria's News in Brief
Maccabi Greetings!
THANK YOU to our Maccabi Club Members, Families, Friends and Supporters who shared their stories and volunteered to make our Maccabi 2018 campaign so successful.
THANK YOU! to Maureen for social media and campaign management
THANK YOU! to our Event Day Sponsors
Shabbat Shalom Podcast
BRIAN SWERSKY joined us in the studio to talk about MACCABI. Our Jewish community should be so proud of this great organisation.
  ASHLEY BROWNE with his book PEOPLE OF THE BOOT the triumphs and tragedy of Australian Jews in sport, also joined us.( Book launch this Sunday at StKilda Shule)
Maccabi Victoria receives Victorian Government History Grant
Local history groups and other organisations are set to share in further grant funding from the Andrews Labor Government for community projects that preserve and share Victoria’s history for generations to come.
In celebration of our diverse cultural history the Maccabi Sport Victorian Association , which has been linking local Jewish athletes with Israel for over 90 years, will also begin a project to celebrate Maccabi sport history online. 

‘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 $xx.xx or online through
Ally Bild made her VFLW debut on Saturday for the biggest sporting club in Australia, Collingwood, helping knock off ladder-leaders Hawthorn – all on her 19th birthday.
Upcoming Events at a Glance
‘You Can Ask Me Anything’ at Limmud Oz (Jewish Disability Network)
Sunday June 10

Maccabi Athletic Club AGM and Trophy Presentation Evening
Sunday 17 June
All Abilities Games Night
June 23
Everyone welcome
All Abilities Footy Visit
July 1

Victorian Jewish Double Elimination Open Snooker Championships
Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July

Maccabi Snowsports Championships
Sunday 5 & Monday 6 August 2018

2019 Sydney Junior Carnival
15-22 Jan 2019

2019 Pan American Games - Mexico
5-15 July 2019
Maccabi Snow Sports Championships
5-6 August
Registrations OPEN TODAY for Sydney Junior Carnival
15-22 Jan 2019
Around the Clubs
Click below for the latest round results for our Clubs
  Maccabi Cycling Club Does Tassie
 We are planning a ride from Launceston to Hobart Thurs 8 to Sunday 11 November . This will be a Fully Supported ride with accommodation along the way.
 Maccabi Cycling will be subsidizing the event and allowances will be made for riders who are Shomer Shabbat. If you are interested email
Maccabi Young Guns Junior Cycling Program - Spots Open
Do your children have too much energy and untapped potential? The very successful Young Guns Program has vacancies for Terms 2 and 3.
With a world class coach, ex professional cyclist Alex Clements, Young Guns holds a weekly, after school session either indoors or outdoors, depending on the season. 
Click here for more info OR Email Brendan Glasser on  
Around the Community
(Melbourne Mitzvah Lodge)      
The Annual Grant is to honour the memory of the late Jenny Goldberg and to acknowledge her commitment, work, support and friendship she gave to Melbourne Mitzvah Lodge, B’nai B’rith and the Jewish Community.
Candidates may be nominated by individuals, or communal, educational, youth or sports organisations and/or other related community groups/activities.
A grant up to the value of $2,500 is offered, candidates much meet the following criteria:
·         resident in Victoria;
·          be Jewish up to 35 years of age;
·         demonstrate a commitment to community service and or volunteer involvement in areas such as: community organisations, youth groups, sports clubs, schools, universities, etc.;
·          Describe specifically how the Grant will be used to enhance the candidate’s volunteering ability and service to the community within Melbourne.
for other appropriate purposes.
·         provide the names of two referees to support the application.

CLOSING DATE: Friday, 3rd August 2018
Application should be sent to:
Jenny Goldberg Community Services Grant
B’nai B’rith Victoria, 71 Kooyong Road, Caulfield North 3161
Phone: 9576 1116 Email:

For further inquiries contact:
Charles New on: 0407 889 744 Email:
Volunteering Opportunities
Calling volunteers!
Would you like to be part of something meaningful?
Would you like to enjoy yourself and make a difference?
We would love to talk to you?
Please contact the Maccabi Victoria office  
E:   Ph:9563 5885
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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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