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Toronto basketballer makes it to the big leagues in Israel
Usher grew up playing lots of sports, but has been focusing on basketball competitively since Grade 8. Last summer, he represented Canada at the 20th Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem. It was his second time in Israel, the other being a tour he did with his family. Usher said that when he first started at U of T, playing professionally in Israel wasn’t something he envisioned for himself. But as his career continued and he had to decide whether to keep playing basketball professionally, Israel m...
Arik Ze’evi is coming to Toronto
WINNING EVERDAY BATTLES, ARIK ZE’EVI Widely recognized as Israel’s most prominent judoka and one of its greatest athletes. A Dan 6 black belt in Judo, Arik is an Olympic Bronze medalist in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and was voted one of the 50th greatest Israelis of all times. After a long and successful career, proudly representing Israel time and time again, Arik, who holds a law degree, now lectures and inspires people to overcome challenges and mental barriers. Join us for ...
Men’s Open Softball team to host Dominican National Team on one-year anniversary of Maccabi Gold
MACCABI CANADA TO FACE DOMINICAN NATIONAL TEAM IN SOFTBALL EXHIBITION JULY 17TH The Maccabi Canada Men’s Open softball team will host the Dominican Republic Men’s National team in an exhibition game on Tuesday July 17th in Toronto. The game will take place at Goulding Park, with the first pitch scheduled for 8:30 p.m. The Dominican team is visiting Canada in preparation for the upcoming 2018 ISC World Tournament in Kitchener, Ont. in August. The game marks the one-year anniversary o...
Season One ends on a high note
On the sidelines families watched and cheered as their wives and moms took to the court at Maccabi Canada’s end of season inter-league Catchball tournament this past Sunday. And what a tournament to end the first season!  From the fierce serves to the elegant spiking at the net to phenomenal catches and volleys, one would think these women have been playing the game of Catchball for years. Maccabi Canada’s Catchball league of 3 teams, Maple, Thornhill and Toronto, only started in the...
The Man Who Brought the Giro to Israel
On a trip four years ago, thinking about how he could promote cycling—a tiny and obscure sport in Israel, especially next to basketball and soccer—Adams had an idea: build a world-class velodrome in Tel Aviv, the country’s business and population hub. Word spread fast. Read more......
Maccabi honours Humboldt on Good Deeds Day
Thank you to Montrealers for joining us in Ville de Hampstead / Town of Hampstead last weekend as we honoured the Humboldt Broncos Jr 'A' Hockey Club. Canadians will never forget the 16 lives lost, but their memory will live on through new life in Israel. Thank you to CTV Montreal for higlighting our initiative HERE  ...
On The Map presented by Maccabi Canada
Last weekend Maccabi Canada presented an inspiring, sold out evening with Mr. Tal Brody as part of the Toronto Israeli Film Series. Following the 9th Maccabiah Games, Brody, a Maccabi USA Alumni, gave up a promising NBA career to captain Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball in Israel. The movie "On the Map" recounts the historic Maccabi Tel Aviv win over CSKA Moscow in the 1977 European Championship, and its consequential effect on Israeli basketball, Israeli politics, and Israel as a whole. We t...
Humboldt Broncos in our thoughts
Maccabi Canada, on behalf of the Jewish sports community across Canada is thinking about Humboldt: the Humboldt Broncos Jr 'A' Hockey Club players, coaches as well as their parents, families, friends and the entire city during this difficult time. May the memories of those lost be a blessing and the words, thoughts and prayers of millions around the world comfort you in the days and months ahead. #MaccabiCanada #Humboldt #HumboldtBroncos #Hockey #JrAHockey#sjhlbroncos...
Maccabi Canada is hiring Coaches
We are looking for Coaches for our on-going Community Sports Development Programs Sports: Basketball,Catchball, Soccer, and Volleyball Position: Part-time Locations: Toronto, Vaughan and Richmond Hill Evenings and weekends. Excellent compensation To apply or for more information click here ...
Maccabiah Games Book
We are pleased to announce the 20th Maccabiah Games Commemorative Book has arrived and it is fantastic! As a gift from Maccabi Canada, each member of the delegation will receive one complimentary copy of the Games Book. To receive your copy and pickup at a location near you, please select your province below and complete the form by February 16, 2018.  Please note: You must complete the form to receive a book. Alberta British Columbia Manitoba Ontario Quebec Other Additional c...