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Brahm Faber, Honoured at the Mike Yuval Maccabi Canada Tennis Classic
With two-time Maccabiah Games gold medalist Brahm Faber as the guest of honour, Maccabi Canada’s Quebec Region continued an annual tradition recently with the 15th edition of the Mike Yuval Maccabi Canada Tennis Classic. More than 100 participants, volunteers and supporters came together at the Nuns’ Island Tennis Club to honour Faber while raising $47,000 for Maccabi Canada’s Adopt an Athlete program. This year’s event was co-chaired by Jeff Friedman, Francine Brock and Sandor Steinb...
Roy Salomon inducted into Jewish Sports Hall of Fame
“I feel very honoured,” said Salomon. “There are a lot of wonderful people in the Maccabi movement.” A former president of Maccabi Canada, Salomon’s involvement with the organization dates back to 1969, when he participated in the Maccabiah Games as an athlete. Read more......
Maccabi Mens Team captures 4th TSSL premier league title
Stuck in fourth place at the halfway point in the season, the Maccabi Mens team pulled up their socks and finished with a 7-0-2 record en route to capturing the highly competitive TSSL Premier crown. The program has captured 4 of the last 5 league titles. The nucleus of the this team has won over 25 titles in the last 12 years in the OSL, TSSL, and Hangar indoor leagues. The majority of the players have represented Canada at the Maccabiah Games in the open competition. In 2018, the...
Maccabi U17 Team captures CAF Mens Soccer Title
Maccabi’s U17 Rep Soccer team entered the CAF Mens league this summer to continue their competitive soccer play. The league appeals to athletes as it offers the flexibility to accommodate players who spend time at camp or participated in Israel youth programs. Coach Jason Mausberg, who has been coaching this team for the last eight years, set realistic goals to finish in the top four this year. The season started off slowly, opening with a loss followed by one win and two ties. But, as h...
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  ...