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Runner counting on home field advantage at Pan Am Games
By: Paul Lungen, Staff Reporter CJN When Sasha Gollish crossed the finish line in a 1,500-metre race in Portland, Ore., last month, she knew she had a good chance of making the Canadian team at the Pan Am Games. read more....
MC’s Athlete Zach Hyman Acquired by the Leafs.
Zach Hyman, ('13 Maccabiah), recent graduate of University of Michigan ice hockey tri-captain was just named to 2015 Capital One Academic All-America and on June 19 he was acquired by the Toronto Maple Leafs. To read more, click HERE.      ...
Medal Alert! Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter Capture Silver
Canadian Men net first “Major” FIVB World Tour medal since 1997! Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter finished second at the‪#‎PorecMajor‬.   They fell to the Dutch team 0-2 (15-21, 13-21), but pick up a well-earned silver. To read more click HERE to watch click HERE.     ...
Maccabi Canada ups the game in Calgary
Maccabi Canada held its first ever sports day in the city at the Calgary Jewish Academy on April 24 with the participation of nearly 40 young athletes.  To read more click HERE.  ...
First place finish at the Beit Issie Shapiro Soccerthon
As a leader in Jewish sports and the community, Maccabi Canada partnered with Canadian Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro for their 5th Annual Soccerthon on April 26.   Maccabi Canada’s Men’s Soccer players participated and help conduct soccer clinics for the attending youth.   16 teams represented countries from around the globe and set to compete in 4 hours of rapid soccer games. With great enthusiasm members of the 2013, 2009, and 2005 Maccabi Canada Men's teams joined the team in supp...
Sports Challenge 2015
On Sunday June 7, 2015 the Sports Challenge, benefiting Maccabi Canada and B'nai Brith Canada will be taking place at Camp Robin Hood and expected to be “edge of your seat” exciting. In the Challenge, teams of 10 will compete against each other, each in 5 different sports with teams being awarded 2 points for a win, 1 for a tie and 0 for a loss. At the end of an exhausting day of competing, the top two teams will face off in an obstacle course to determine the overall champion. Most pe...
University of Toronto’s Female Athlete of the Year
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Champions, Champions, Champions
The largely Maccabi 2002 team added a few select 2001 players to the fold for the Downsview Park 2001 year old spring break tournament. It was a challenging tournament day and to win we had to play six 25 minute games in six hours. In the preliminary round Maccabi did not play their best but walked away with 2 wins, 4-1 and 5-0 against Serbia White Eagles and Vaughan, respectively.  In our last two round robin games we were up against stronger 01 teams.  We were finding our form but conced...
Maccabi Canada and Canadian Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro Partner up!
As part of Maccabi Canada’s journey to become a leading organization in the Jewish community, we have been creating meaningful partnerships with other Jewish causes by annexing our brand as the leader in Jewish sports. This has led to wonderful collaborations and friendships with organizations such as Zareinu, Magen David Adom, the Jewish Day Schools, synagogues, camps and many others across the country. Our most recent engagement is with the Canadian Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro.  Beit I...
Sean’s Basketball Dream Comes True
Every child dreams of what they want to be when they grow up.  Sean Ashkenazy was no exception. Meet Sean Ashkenazy, a 24 year old Canadian basketball player, who steered his basketball career from a 5 year old player on Maccabi Tel Aviv’s youth teams to the, now, professional basketball player and starting forward with Maccabi Hadera in Israel.  Sean’s dedication, hard work and love for the game of basketball awarded him the opportunity to play professionally. “I've been visualizing...